The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Shillong on May 5. The MoU aims at promoting cross-disciplinary learning as per the National Education Policy 2020 objectives.
The MoU was signed on behalf of NIFT Shillong and IIM Shillong by Professor DP Goyal, Director IIM Shillong and Dr Arindam Das, Director of NIFT Shillong for an initial tenure of three years.
On the occasion of the MOU signing, Director IIM Shillong Professor DP Goyal, stated that the MoU will facilitate cooperation between IIM Shillong and NIFT Shillong, which will eventually promote professional growth both at the national and international levels in design and management, besides promoting cross-disciplinary learning as per the National Education Policy 2020 objectives.
The key areas of collaboration, knowledge sharing and joint activity cover student exchange programs, joint field trips, faculty training, mentorship, PhD supervision, joint research and publications, collaboration with foreign experts, and participation in workshops, seminars, and conferences.
Dr Arindam Das, Director of NIFT Shillong, while describing MoU’s history, stated that it opened up various possibilities of collaborations for mutual benefit.