IGNOU offers Apparels, Garments and Fashion Designing Courses
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has joined hands with the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) for offering various educational programmes in the domain of apparels, garments and fashion designing. The council runs apparel management and training and design centres, which are non-profit, industry-managed organisations promoting manufacture and exports of garments, education and training in the domain.
U.S. Tolia, Registrar (Administration), IGNOU, and Darlie Koshy, Director-General for Education and Training of the council, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the presence of V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, Vice-Chancellor of the university, and Rakesh Vaid, Chairman of the council, recently.
The MoU aims to institute educational programmes that will ensure employment to students. The two arms of the council, the Institute of Apparel Management and the training and design centres, have developed a few programmes for niche areas of functioning in the apparel industry.