Chairperson’s Message


With immense pleasure I welcome you to be a part of this prestigious institution – IICD.
Indian Institute of Crafts and Design is an innovative Institute which was set up by Government of Rajasthan, to develop skilled human resources for craft sector. Presently it is being managed by Ambuja Educational Institute (AEI) under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. IICD as an institute has a vision to train craft leaders who combine personal values with social concern. Our focus is to transform students into “change agents” who will bring about a significant positive change in the lives of the craft community. Excellence, in both academics and co-curricular aspects, is an integral value of education we offer to students.
In the last few years, IICD has grown in stature and scope. During this period, we have taken strides in development of the institute under the guidance of eminent Governing Council members including the nominees of Rajasthan Government who have contributed through their vision and knowledge.
Ambuja Educational Institute (AEI) took a bold step to further upgrade the infrastructure at IICD campus with substantial investment. Amenities such as a new Academic Block, Conference Room, enhancing facilities of Girls Hostel, Dining Area and Canteen, were fulfilled. Some more services like Director’s apartment and Guest House facility have been implemented. IICD has a lush green campus with excellent facilities to provide a conducive environment for the creative pursuits. As students of IICD you will benefit from the well developed infrastructure.
Spearheading the drive to achieve vision and mission of IICD is our core team of a very competitive and motivated faculty and staff members. Being at IICD you will get ample opportunities to interact with national and international experts in craft sector and understand the challenges and prospects of this sector. I would like to share with you that design today demands an empathy and deeper understanding which is beyond merely being skilled.
Therefore, I welcome you to join the league of craft professionals who can lead the
change in the world both intellectually and emotionally.

Madhu Neotia

Chairperson, IICD