Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) has been declared as an ‘Institution of National Importance’ as per FDDI Act, 2017. The Provisions of FDDI Act 2017 have come into force from 16.10.2017.
Post-INI, in accordance with Section 13 of the FDDI Act 2017, the Senate of FDDI has been constituted. The first Senate meeting of the FDDI was held at Noida on 26th July 2018.
The meeting, Chaired by Mr. Arun Kumar Sinha, IAS, Managing Director, FDDI was attended by Dr. Shinju Mahajan, Associate Professor, National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Mr. Vivek Sharma, IRS, Secretary, FDDI, Mr. Adarsh Kumar, Executive Director, Noida, Mr. Vikas Singh, IRS, Executive Director, Rohtak, Mr. Vikas Verma, IRSME, Executive Director, Fursatganj, Mr. Ashok Choudhary, IRSS, Executive Director, Jodhpur, Mr. Aritra Das, HoD (Footwear), Mr. Alok Mittal, HoD (CAD CAM), Mr. Davender Kothari, HoD (Retail), Ms. Shampa Nayak, HoD (Fashion Design), Ms. Aditi Sharma, HoD (LGAD), Mr. Rohit Bhatnagar, HoD (Business Management), Ms. Satyam Srivastava, Faculty Member, Mr. Pranay Verma, Faculty Member, Ms. Krishi Sarin, Faculty Member and Ms. Shweta Kumari, Faculty Member.
During the meeting, the First Ordinances, the Courses offered starting the Academic Year 2018-19 and the Service Regulations of FDDI and Employee (Conduct, Discipline and Appeal) Rules of FDDI were discussed in length and passed by the Senate.