As leading agents of change, NIFT Alumni are reconfiguring the institute’s constellation of achievements and success stories. The alumni are adding value in different work scenarios, both in India and overseas. About 23050 alumni are working with the industry in key decision making positions and are instrumental in shaping the future of fashion business. Some of them are brands themselves. Others are excelling in the domain of entrepreneurial dynamics. NIFT alumni are also actively taking their knowledge to the grassroot levels, working towards enhancement of the craft pockets of the country. The linkage between Alumni and their alma mater continues. NIFT has always valued this resource and has involved the alumni in the future direction of the institute.
The Association of NIFT Alumni (https://niftalumni.org) is an all-India society registered in Delhi, with chapters operating in various major industry centres, including Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru and Mumbai. It operates as an independent member-driven organisation. NIFTA includes within its membership NIFT alumni in the senior positions in apparel, retail, manufacturing and related industries globally, as well as some of the youngest graduates of NIFT.
NIFTA have been supporting their alma mater through
1) Promoting mutually beneficial interaction between the Alumni and the present students of the NIFT, and amongst the Alumni themselves.
2) Encouraging Alumni to take an active interest in the work and progress of NIFT, and providing inputs to make NIFT education responsive towards industry needs and technological advances.
3) Interacting with industry associations such as CMAI, AEPC as well as with the Government.