Surat is a city located on the western part of India in the state of Gujarat. It is one of the most dynamic cities of India with one of the fastest growth rate. Surat is one of the cleanest cities of India and is also known by several other names like “THE SILK CITY”, “THE DIAMOND CITY”, and “THE GREEN CITY”. Surat is the commercial center for textiles and diamond and hence also known as the Textile and Diamond Hub of the country. It has the most vibrant present and an equally varied heritage of the past.
Ms. Ishita Chugh is a Fashion Management graduate from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, India and has undergone an on campus training from renowned institutes like London College of Fashion & Arts and The Central Saint Martins London. Excelled in array of fields spanning from being a Faculty in design and management, an Entrepreneur, and a Consultant. Hailing from Surat, the textile hub of the country, and being a third-generation entrepreneur, recognizes the importance of design education. As an educationist she’s trying to disseminate knowledge through various channels and preparing budding designers to enter the design industry with a vision. Phil Collins once said ‘ In learning you will teach and in teaching you will learn’, she has a deep interest in counseling students, promoting quality education, and unlocking the imagination in the sphere of design. With her endeavors desires to set a benchmark and develop design excellence for the future of design education.
Being a passionate Entrepreneur, Mr. Chopra is an active co-founder in few successful startups. He is an incessant seeker of knowledge, occasional purveyor of wisdom, and a passionate digital marketer. He has a decade of experience in IT Sector and possesses outstanding communication and presentation abilities. Having worn many hats in his career - Business Development, Customer Support, Programming, Design & Development, Marketer and Strategist, he has an unique ability to manage multidisciplinary projects and to navigate complex challenges. With his vision, Mr. Chopra plans to inculcate valuable skill set in students to handle complex challenges, seizing placement opportunities and build businesses, encourages them to reach their maximum potential with the use technology to ideate, innovate and develop designs that can compete on a global platform in design industry providing the quality infrastructure and finest teaching.