As part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, NID organised a 5 km cleanliness marathon on 25th February 2017 on Sabarmati Riverfront road.

Winners (Boys):
1st Abhishek Gaur (12:14 mins)
2nd Thidabawr Chakma (12:34 mins)
3rd Ahammed Zubin Mundol (12:36 mins)

Winners (Girls):
1st Sanna Lofgren (15:46mins)
2nd Ramneek Kaur (17:28 mins)
3rd Zeel Sanghvi (18:06 mins)

Winner (above 40): Naveen...
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NID students won the top three awards at the 11th SIAM Design & Styling Conclave, Goa on 17th Feb.2017.

Winner: Swapneel Desai
1st runner up: Freny Antony
2nd runner up: Anand ES

Theme of this year's conference was 'Design for tech-enabled tomorrow' and speakers from TATA Motors-UK studio, PSA Peugeot-France, Royal Enfield-UK studio, SAMSUNG, TATA Elxsi and senior designers from Mahindra,...
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Delegation from Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, UK consisting of Rt. Hon. the Lord Dholakia OBE DL; Ms. Eleanor Laing MP; Mr. Chris Leslie MP; and Mr. Ian Lucas MP visited NID on 15th February 2017.
Accompanied by Mr. Geoff Wain, Deputy High Commissioner, British Deputy High Commission, Ahmedabad, they met with Mr. Pradyumna Vyas, Director, NID and other senior faculty members of the...
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“Ergonomics and User Centered Design” by Dr. Subir Das during 06th to 10th March 2017 at NID Main Campus, Ahmedabad.

The key focus of this workshop will be to sensitize the participants to the knowledge of ergonomics and how it can be used as a tool for designing user-friendly products, tasks and work environments.

“Introduction to Design thinking and methods” by Dr Gayatri Menon from 03 to...
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National Design Business Incubator (NDBI) at NID hosted a one day symposium on "Design Driven Entrepreneurship" along with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, New Delhi.
NDBI as India's only design incubator is working towards promoting value of design in creating multidisciplinary startups.

Role of design is increasingly becoming central to any innovation ecosystem. Having...
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Prototype Library & Book Preservation’ seminar was held at NID, Main Campus, Ahmedabad on 04th Feb. 2017.
Organised with the support of Ahmedabad Library Network (ADINET), more than 50 participants, including working librarians and students of Library and Information Science participated in this seminar. They were shown how different types of materials are organized, maintained and preserved...
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The 1st North East Investors' Summit on Textiles was held in Shillong on 29th & 30th January 2017 in presence of Smt. Smriti Irani, Hon'ble Union Minister of Textiles; Shri Kiren Rijiju, Hon'ble Minister of State for Home Affairs; Shri Ajay Tamta, Hon'ble Minister of State for Textiles; Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DONER) & Chairman, North...
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NOW ONLINE ! CHEENI KUM HAI, an interactive short fiction film made as part of the two-week Open Elective course 'Boy Meets Girl: Kal, Aaj Aur Kal' held recently at NID, Ahmedabad, conducted by Arun Gupta & Prahlad Gopakumar (Interactivity Tutor: Mithilesh Sarode). Part of the International Open Electives at NID, 2017.

Watch CHEENI KUM HAI interactive film at: [ Link ]


Display at NID Main Campus, Ahmedabad of works done by students as a part of the International Open Electives 2017 on the theme of TIME MACHINE held at all the three campuses of NID ie Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Bengaluru.

This display will remain open for viewing till Tuesday, 31st January 2017, from 10 am to 5.30 pm at NID Main Campus, Ahmedabad and NID PG Campus, Gandhinagar.

All are...
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Republic Day Celebrations at NID PG Campus, Gandhinagar

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Republic Day Celebrations at NID Main Campus, Ahmedabad.

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For all those who may have missed out on the wonderful speech by Dr. Ramachandra Guha, Chief Guest on the occasion of NID's 37th Convocation ceremony 2017, please visit: [ Link ].

Coming up soon: Video of the entire ceremony.

Chief Guest's speech-37th Convocation 2017 of NID

Dr. Ramachandra Guha, Chief Guest for 37th Convocation ceremony of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, addressing the graduating students and guests.

Young Designers 2017 receiving their certificates from Dr Naushad Forbes, Chairman, NID Governing Council during NID's 37th Convocation ceremony 2017.

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Display at NID, Main Campus, Ahmedabad. Glimpses...

Young Designers 2017

For details of the works of these graduating students you may visit: [ Link ]

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NID's 37th Convocation Day was held on Monday, 09 January, 2017 at NID, Ahmedabad. Dr. Ramachandra Guha, Historian, Biographer and Padma Bhushan Awardee had kindly consented to be the Chief Guest on this occasion.

For more details: [ Link ]

All are cordially invited!!!
NID's 37th Convocation 2017 ceremony on Monday, 09th January 2017 will be webcast live from 5.00 pm onwards. Log on to: .

For information, entry for the ceremony will be restricted to invited guests.

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Like each year, to personally extend the warm wishes of the New Year to the NID community 'New Year Open House' was organised earlier this week.