With one day ‘Orientation Programme’, the new academic session at Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) commenced from 01st August 2018 across its 12 well-designed campuses located at Noida, Fursatganj, Chennai, Kolkata, Rohtak, Chhindwara, Guna, Jodhpur Ankleshwar, Banur, Patna and Hyderabad.
Post declaration of FDDI as an ‘Institution of National Importance’ as per FDDI Act, 2017, it’s the first academic session that commenced its Under Graduate as well Post Graduate Programmes across all its campuses.
Orientation is a platform for fresher’s to have informal conversations with seniors, peers, teachers, department heads and admin staff to clarify any doubts one may have about Institute life. It is the day when the fresher are welcome to the Institute and are formally briefed about the Institute.
During the ‘Orientation Programme’, all Heads of Departments and others associated addressed the students and made them aware of various aspects of functioning of the Institute. Students were also made to understand the teaching-learning process and active learning in theory and practice.
The students were briefed about rules & regulations of the Institute and were given an overview of the complete realm of FDDI life to familiarizing them with various facilities & amenities available at their respective campuses so as to make the process of settling-in go smoothly
At the FDDI Noida campus, Mr. Adarsh Kumar, Executive Director, Noida addressed the students and advised them to read various journals and magazines to develop their own thinking.
On this occasion, the staff members of the Institute alongwith students of each programme planted saplings in the campus premises. These saplings will grow into tree and will be treated as proof to the growth of these students.
During the ‘Orientation Programme’, at FDDI Jodhpur campus, a motivational session taken by the Mr. Arvind Bhatt, Director of ‘Samvad’ - Personality & Motivational Trainer, who guided the students about goal of life. They were also made aware about the importance of setting a goal and how to put effort to achieve the goals in their life.