Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) has been declared an ‘Institute of National Importance’ under Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. The FDDI bill was passed by the Parliament in July 2017.
The Provisions of FDDI Act 2017 have come into force. Presently FDDI is imparting skill based graduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of footwear, leather goods, retail, and management to around 2,500 students across eight campuses spread over India.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- FDDI was established in 1986.
- The Headquarters of FDDI is located in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)