Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates new IIFT campus at Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh

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new IIFT campus at Kakinada

Union Finance and Corporate Affairs minister Nirmala Sitharaman  inaugurated the new campus of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), at Kakinada  in Andhra Pradesh. The campus has been set up with the help of Andhra Pradesh government and it will be temporarily  hosted in the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University , Kakinada.  

Speaking on the occasion the Union Minister for Commerce and Industries, Consumer Affairs, Food, Public Distribution and Textiles Piyush Goyal  said that  at present, the Indian economy is worth 3.5 trillion US dollars. With continuous efforts Indian economy will reach tenfold in the next 25 years, by 2047, when we mark the 100th year of independence. The development can be achieved by making available expert human resources to the maximum extent.

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT)

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was established in 1963 as an autonomous body under the  Union Ministry of Commerce & Industry to contribute in the skill building for the external trade sector of India..

It is one of the  top business schools of India with a special focus on Trade and Finance.

The Institute was granted “Deemed to be University” status in 2002.

It has campuses at Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada .

Vice Chancellor : Manoj Pant

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