Published On: Tue, Jul 20th, 2010

SVP Institute of Textiles Management upgardaded to international status

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In order to meet the requirement of textiles industry, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textiles Management, Coimbatore, has been upgraded to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles and Management (SVPISTM). With this, the International School will introduce in the country, an integrated Post Graduation Programme of 5 years duration in B.Tech, in Technical Textiles plus MBA combined from next year along with another PGDM programme in Retail Management.

At a ceremony to mark this occasion, an MOU has also been signed between SVPISTM and Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU). The MOU was signed by Udai Singh Tolia, Registar, IGNOU and S.R. Pujar, Director, SVPISTM, in the presence of Dayanidhi Maran, Union Textiles Minister, Panabaaka Lakshmi, Minister of State for Textiles, Rita Menon, Secretary (Textiles), Prof. V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, Vice Chancellor, IGNOU and senior officers of the Ministry.
While speaking on the occasion, Maran said that with this MOU, SVPISTM will conduct 3 new Programmes, namely, MBA in Textile Management, M.Phil and PhD as well as 3 months and 6 months courses through Distance Education Mode. This will be in addition to the new MBA in Textile Management Course, to be commenced on a regular basis by the Institute from the next year.
The Institute is also considering tie-up with the universities in Czech Republic and Italy for programmes, such as, Faculty and Students Exchanges as well as Researchers, the Textiles Minister added.