Footwear Design and Development Institute
Footwear Design and Development Institute is an educational institute headquartered in NOIDA Uttar Pradesh, India.
It has campuses at NOIDA, Fursatganj (District Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh), Guna, India, Chennai, Kolkata, Rohtak, Haryana,Chhindwara, M.P. and Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
Footwear Design & Development Institute popularly known as FDDI conducts a range of professional courses in the area of Retail Management, Footwear Design, Technology, Management, Fashion Merchandising, Business Management, Visual Merchandizing, Marketing, Creative Designing & CAD/CAM and Leather Goods & Accessories Design etc. The long-term courses are of two to three years duration.
FDDI was set up by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India in 1986 with an objective to provide human resource and technical services to the industry.
FDDI is planning to start its campus in Calicut also
FDDI has a distinct presence not only in higher education but also in the spheres in Industrial Consultancy, Research and Development and Training of active industry professionals. FDDI students have been placed globally in countries like USA, UK, Germany, Hong Kong, Egypt, China, Singapore, UK, Middle East, Sri Lanka, Kenya etc
Footwear Design & Development Institute Was Established In 1986, Under The Aegis Of Ministry Of Commerce & Industry, Govt. Of India With Major Objectives:
To Develop Human Resources within the country by imparting appropriate knowledge and skills to promote the rapid growth of footwear and allied industry in the country.
To provide and develop appropriate infrastructure for the Indian footwear industry to enable it attain international standards of production and
To particularly promote the growth of export production of quality footwear and allied products from the country.
FDDI is known for nurturing high end trained specialized professionals through its programmes. The Institute has a strong Alumni base and strong industry linkage. Almost all the leading Industries of the country are associated with the Institute and have a key participation in academic matters such as Programme design, curriculum upgradation, expertise lectures, as academic and governing council members etc. Due to the excellent quality of skill development, contemporary industry oriented curriculum