The Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) has teamed up with Groz-Beckert Asia, NIIFT to train underprivileged in industrial sewing machine course. NIIFT is is giving space for training facility while Groz-Beckert Asia has offered machinery, equipment, furniture and other related installations including IT peripherals. It has set up a skill development and training facility for the underprivileged students which will be used in a free course of the Industrial Sewing Machine Operator.
Moreover, for the smooth functioning of the training facility Groz-Beckert Asia will provide essential financial support. Once the training is over, every pass-out will become employable in the apparel and textile industry. The facility will also help them in finding suitable jobs. The content of the training course has been designed looking at the current and future needs of the industry.
The facility was inaugurated by Anton Reinfelder, Managing Director, Groz-Beckert Asia and Inderjit Singh, Registrar, (NIIFT) in the Ludhiana campus of NIIFT.