New Campus of IIFT To Come Up In New Delhi
IIFT New Delhi – Shri Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation laid the foundation stone of the New Campus of IIFT. This campus covers an area of 5.6 acres (22669 sq meters) and is situated at Maidan Garhi. The NBCC India Ltd has been given the contract for its construction and it is stipulated to be completed in the next 24 months or two years. This programme was held on February 22, 2019.
In addition to the laying of the foundation stone for the new campus of IIFT at Maidan Garhi New Delhi, the Union Minister Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation the Hon’ble Shri Suresh Prabhu also dedicated the Kolkata Campus of the IIFT to the nation.
While at this function related to the IIFT the minister emphasized the importance of the said organization in the field of national progress. He said that the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade is and will not only be instrumental in promoting external trade but it will also contribute towards policy-making and research of the MSME sector.
The function was held in the presence of such august company as Professor Manoj Pant (Director IIFT) Prof Vijaya Katti (Dean Academic Administration) Dr K Rangarajan (Centre Head IIFT Kolkata branch Campus) and Dr PK Gupta, (Registrar, IIFT).
The various facilities provided in the campus
State of Art audio video system, Building Management System (BMS), Smart Classrooms, Basement car parking which will be mechanized and will also adhere to the norms laid out for “Barrier-free access standards for persons with disabilities”. The campus will also be equipped with all necessary sustainable/green Building Features which will also include a 250 KW Solar power plant.
A state of art Auditorium for 1000 pax, facilities for indoor games and a swimming pool will also be made available on the campus. The activities of the IIFT Kolkata Campus have also been increased and improved this campus is functioning from its own premises it is very beautiful aesthetically and fully integrated spreading over 7 acres of land.
About Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
The institute a premier B-school of the country has the distinction of completing 100 per cent placement of its MBA International Business programme. The highest salary offered was above the 1 crore mark while many received an offer of 75 lakhs per annum. From the 2017–19 batch the number of students was 279 and the number of companies that came for the placement drive was 98.
The Director of the Institute Prof Manoj Pant attributed all the success to the quality of the students, the academic hard work, dedication and the cultivation of an excellent relationship with the recruiters.