NID (National Institute of Design)

NID Entrance Coaching 2019

National Institute of Design, India’s premier and first design institute has been declared ‘Institution of National Importance’ by the Act of Parliament, by virtue of the National Institute of Design Act. The NID Bill states, ‘To declare the institution known as the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, to be an institution of national importance for the promotion of quality and excellence in education, research and training in all disciplines relating to Design…’, was passed unanimously by the LokSabha on Wednesday, 09th July 2014. Earlier on Monday, July 7th the Bill was unanimously passed by RajyaSabha.

This is the first Bill to be passed by the newly elected NDA government and was processed in a short span of three days, in both the Houses. On the 17th July 2014 Hon'ble President of India gave his assent to the National Institute of Design Bill, 2014 and notification to declare NID as an 'Institution of National Importance' was published in Government of India's Gazette on 18th July, 2014.

During discussions, in the two Houses, Hon’ble members spoke very highly of the activities of the institute and unanimously agreed to pass the Bill. With the passing of this Bill, NID will be authorised to deliver degrees and offer Ph.Ds. Till date, forty institutes have been declared as Institutions of National Importance, NID being the forty-first.


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