Staff Reporter

KANNUR: The proposed centre of the National Institute of Fashion Technology here would be established next academic year itself, Union Textiles Minister Shankarsinh Waghela has said.

A press release issued by the North Malabar Chamber of Commerce (NMCC) here said chamber president B. Maheshchandra Baliga, vice-president C.V. Sabaridas and its former president and Kerala Textile Export Organisation president C. Jayachandran had met the Minister at Ahmedabad the other day to hand over a representation.

The Minister told the delegation that classes would start in the coming academic year.