• Indian Institute of
    Foreign Trade (IIFT)


    IIFT Campus at Kolkata is considered to be one of the finest in the eastern part of the Country. The campus spread over 7 acres of land houses one academic block and admin block each and two residential blocks for students and visiting faculty.

    Be it the mystic beauty of the architectural design, or the splendor of the campus in full bloom in winter, it never fails to impress the visitors.

    The campus itself is a very picturesque with artistically designed buildings and well‐maintained plush gardens and water bodies. The facilities available on the campus include, fully air‐ conditioned lecture halls with modern audio‐visual aids, conference halls for round‐table conferences, an auditorium of 500 seating capacity, MDP Centre, computer centre, indoor games, sports ground, besides excellent residential facilities for the students.

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  • North Eastern Council (NEC)

    The North Eastern Council is the nodal agency for the economic and social development of the North Eastern Region which consists of the eight States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.

    The North Eastern Council was constituted in 1971 by an Act of Parliament.The constitution of the Council has marked the beginning of a new chapter of concerted and planned endeavour for the rapid development of the Region.

    Over the last thirty five years, NEC has been instrumental in setting in motion a new economic endeavour aimed at removing the basic handicaps that stood in the way of normal development of the region and has ushered in an era of new hope in this backward area full of great potentialities. 

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  • About CeNEST

    IIFT Kolkata Campus with the support of North Eastern Council (NEC) recently initiated CeNEST (Centre for North Eastern Studies) as a dedicated centre for the exclusive development of north-eastern regions of India.

  • Objectives

    CeNEST would allow IIFT to provide handholding support to the entrepreneurs of the North Eastern states, undertake research and analysis on developmental issues related to International trade and business of various North Eastern states and conduction of training programmes for the North Eastern states.  IIFT, with its Kolkata campus, wants to collaborate with NEC extensively and use its domain expertise to assist North Eastern (NE) states of India in their development planning particularly in emerging areas of livelihood, export oriented entrepreneurship, venture funds, start-ups and skill development that will help in generating jobs in the region. 

     

 


Research by IIFT Kolkata for NE States

Export Potential Survey and Strategies for Arunachal Pradesh

Export Potential Survey and Strategies for Nagaland

Centre for North Eastern Studies [CeNEST]

  • Expert Trade Facilitation Point

    To serve as an expert trade facilitation point for the NE states in policy making, strategic planning and effective implementation of various developmental schemes for the sectors.

     

  • Research & Analysis on International Trade

    To undertake research and analysis on developmental issues related to International trade and business of various NE states as identified jointly or separately by the NEC, IIFT and the states individually or collectively.

  • Networking with Institutions of Excellence

    To network with other institutions of excellence within the NE States in various subject areas relevant to the development of NE and to establish an institutional network for collaborative research, analysis and consultancy, etc. so as to provide the best knowledge back up for international trade in the NE States

  • Documentation & Dissemination Point

    To serve as a documentation, collation and dissemination point for the best practices in various fields of International Business from around the world for the benefit of the development of the NE States.
     

  • CeNEST as Incubator

    To serve as an incubator to engender innovations and improvements in Exports, which can have a direct a positive impact on the lives of people of NE States.

     


    Training by IIFT Kolkata for NE States

    • 5-Day Management Development ProgrammeOnExport Potential of North Eastern States and Procedures (Batch III) during 11th-15th March, 2019

    • 5-Day Management Development Programme On Export Potential of North Eastern States and Procedures (Batch II) during 18th-22nd February, 2019

    • 5-Day Management Development Programme on Export Potential of North Eastern States and Procedures (Batch I) during 4th-8th February, 2019

    • 5-Day Management Development Programme On Export Potential of Nagaland & Procedures during 8th–12th May, 2018

    • 5-Day Residential Training Programs for the Officers of Industries and Commerce, Government of Assam, on Export Potentialities of North East Region and Procedures” during 7th – 11th August, 2017 (Batch II)

    • 5-Day Residential Training Programs for the Officers of Industries and Commerce, Government of Assam, on Export Potentialities of North East Region and Procedures” during 24th – 28th July, 2017 (Batch I)