Existing NIFT centers to be upgraded

February 26th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Union Cabinet today approved the proposal from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Ministry of Textiles for implementation of Other Backward Class (OBC) quota reservation in the Institute.

This is a scheme in which existing NIFT Centres will be further strengthened to accommodate increase in student intake due to implementation of OBC quota reservation, which is a statutory requirement.

This will be taken up as part of the central scheme of grants to National Institute of Fashion Technology to be implemented through 2008-2010. The scheme will accommodate the extra OBC students admitted in various centers and open doors for increasing number of students in subsequent years. (ANI)

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