Justice Vinod K. Sharma, Lokpal Punjab, recently inaugurated the Institute of Fashion & Communication Technology (IFCT) at Rayat Bahra University (RBU) located in the Mohali district. IFCT is a fashion institute started by The Lifestyle Journalist Magazine and has been set up in collaboration with RBU as an industry-academia project. The institute has been established to provide top-class fashion education integrated with the latest industry practices to students.
A New Era in Fashion and Communication
“These days, even children have a sense of style and show a keen interest in this area. We had limited career choices during our student days, but now there are multiple career options. The fashion industry, in particular, is growing at a fast pace. The students at IFCT have a bright career ahead,” said Justice Vinod K. Sharma during his speech. He encouraged the students to work hard and carve a niche for themselves.
A New Wave of Fashion Education
“IFCT is a unique platform where students will have access to the best industry practices integrated into academics. We have received an excellent response to our programs this year. The institute has experienced faculty members, state-of-the-art infrastructure, well-equipped labs, in addition to a strong industry-oriented curriculum,” said Dr. Neha Miglani, Director, IFCT.
IFCT offers degree and diploma programs in the areas of Fashion and Mass Communication, including BSc in Fashion Design, BSc in Fashion Management, BA in Mass Communication & Journalism, Diploma in Makeup & Beauty Therapy, Diploma in Photography, and PhD programs in fashion.
Special guests at the inauguration included former Mayor and President of BJP Chandigarh, Arun Sood, and Umesh Ghai, Councillor of MC Chandigarh. RBU Chancellor S. Gurwinder Singh Bahra was also present at the occasion, along with deans and directors of RBU and fashion department students.