The foundation stone to develop of a new campus of IIFT (Indian Institute Foreign Trade) at Maidan Garhi in New Delhi and dedication of Kolkata IIFT Campus was done by Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on February 22, 2019. On this occasion, Mr. Prabhu has emphasized the significance of IIFT for the progress of the nation. He further said that IIFT is not only a centre that will promote external trade but will aid in policy making and research for the development of the MSME Sector.
The event will take place in the presence of Prof. Manoj Pant, IIFT, Director, Prof. Vijaya Katti, Dean Administration (Academic), Centre Head of Kolkata IIFT Campus Dr. K. Rangarajan and IIFT Registrar Dr. P.K Gupta.
The new campus will have of State of Art audio video system, BMS (Building Management System), Smart Classrooms, Mechanized basement car parking and shall obey to “barrier free access standards for persons with disabilities” and have all necessary sustainable/ Green Building Features, which include a solar power plant of 250 KW.
The new campus shall also offer a state of art Auditorium for 1000 pax, indoor games and swimming pool facilities.
The IIFT Kolkata Campus has been put into function from its own premises has scaled up its activities. The campus is fully aesthetically and integrated beautiful and spread over 7 acres of land.