The Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) at the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)-Tirupur Exporters’ Association (TEA) Knitwear Fashion Institute in Tirupur has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Avinashilingam University for skill training in knitwear for employment. It will also support the trainees to market innovative products.
The centre, which already has an agreement with the VLB Janakiammal College of Arts and Science for the same programme, plans to collaborate with the Periyar University and colleges affiliated to the Anna University, all in Tamil Nadu State, in this regard.
The centre will conduct boot camps in institutions and prepare the students first, according to a report. New variety of machines, including body mapping sportswear producing machine, jean knitting and flat knitting machines, will be purchased for the training.