ARCH & Perth College, UHI, Scotland, have jointly received a 45,000 GBP, UKIERI 2012 grant for Institutional Capacity Building. Administered through the British Council, the grant funded activities and planned implementation of a 2-year project titled “Communication and Application of Design to Promote Mutual Creative & Cultural Industries”. The project facilitated the building of a comprehensive curriculum & the co–development of an online portal – ‘The Design communication portal’, containing shared materials for three distinct course components at beginner and advanced levels.
Nearly 400 artisans have been trained so far, under the five-year, ARTISAN TRAINING PROGRAM, sanctioned by the DEVELOPMENT COMMISSIONER HANDICRAFTS (DCH), Ministry of Textile, Govt. Of India. These trainings comprised of Skills Up gradation Courses for the artisans and the underprivileged in Fashion Textile, Leather, Metal, and Wood & Terracotta Craft. Workshops for Skill Mapping, Skill Identification, Product & Material Innovation, Finishes & Surface Treatments and Development of Craft products formed the highlight of the course.
GEAR is a 30 years old Garment Exporters Association of Rajasthan and comprises of 250 Members, who export readymade garments all over the world. GEAR promotes exports by organising buyers-seller meets, trade exhibitions, Garment Fairs, seminars and workshops for designers etc., arranges dialogues and proposals with other countries for assistance in sourcing of raw materials, to expose Indian Garments to International markets for greater visibility and choice of products.
The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region.
The mission of TiE is to foster entrepreneurship through mentoring, networking, education, funding and incubation. With a focus of giving back to the community, Tie’s focus is on generating and nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs.
TiE Rajasthan under the aegis of TiE Global is working as a not for profit making organisation since year 2002 in Rajasthan. Over 200 members of TiE Rajasthan represent different sectors of the industry and are working towards a common goal of fostering entrepreneurship. TiE Rajasthan holds approx. 25-30 programs each year ranging from topics such as Startup Ecosystem, IT, HR, Finance & Taxation, Digital Social Media, and Women Entrepreneurship etc.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes. EXHIBITION DESIGN FOR CERAGLASS 2012 by
ARCH has done various projects with CII like, Design Consultancy Services for CERAGLASS 2012 (an International B2B trade fair & conference on Ceramics, Glass & Allied products). Planning, ideation and execution of the signage, display and lighting for product exhibitors, was carried out by the senior faculty & students of the Interior Design Department of ARCH for the Cera Glass Haat space of 1300 sq. meters. Conducted a fashion Show during the Jaiput by Night event hosted by Rajasthan Government and CII.
icreate is an independent centre and facilitates "Next Generation Entrepreneurship" that blends creativity, innovation, engineering, product design and leverages emerging technologies to evolve out-of-the-box applications.
The primary goal of the Centre is to create a large quantity of quality entrepreneurs. Towards this objective, it aims to seed a new ethos wherein people will understand and encourage entrepreneurship as a preferred career option. The Centre also engages with the government to help evolve enabling policies.
Yuva Unstoppable is a movement, against the tide - A force that is breaking down barriers of social inequality and creating a tangible roadmap for the betterment of society. It has mobilized over 1.5 Lac youth ambassadors, change makers, and smaratarian volunteers to impact over 6 lac children across 1500 government schools in about 14 states of the country.
Rotaract clubs bring together people ages 18 and older to exchange ideas with leaders in the community, develop leadership and professional skills, and have fun through service. Rotaract members decide how to organize and run their clubs, manage their own funds, and plan and carry out activities and service projects. Rotary club sponsors offer guidance and support and work with your club as partners in service.
ACCESS Development Services is a national level livelihoods promotion organisation with a focus on incubating innovations and sustainable models for the livelihoods and promotion of the poor. The joint initiative with ACCESS aims to equip jewellery-making artisans with improved technical skills to enable them to enhance the design aspect, productivity & quality of their products to compete with the changing market demands and aspirations.
DESIGN CLINIC SCHEME is a distinct initiative in cooperation with MSME MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (MSME), GOVT. OF INDIA and NID, Ahmedabad to conduct seminars, surveys and workshops to enable Entrepreneurship based development courses for the Jewellery cluster in Jaipur.
The three-staged course involves:
ARCH has conducted several Technology-based Entrepreneurship Development Programs sponsored by DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, DST, GOVT. OF INDIA, in collaboration with the NGO RK Sansthan. The objective of these courses is to develop entrepreneurial skill among women, students in the field of Jewellery Design, Gem Identification & Processing, Interior Design, Pattern Making and Garment Construction.
Organised by FORHEX, (the Federation of Rajasthan Handicraft Exporters), the FORHEX fair displays true sophistication and craftsmanship every year and is a forum where the producers and exporters display their exclusive pieces, giving the market a golden opportunity to experience the essence of the same. ARCH had its own display space and additionally, its students also participated in the setting up & implementation of the VM of the entire fair across 3 levels of the exhibition building.
Startup Oasis supports Innovative and Impactful startups in the tier 2 and Tier 3 cities of India. Startup Oasis was set-up as a joint initiative of RIICO, Rajasthan’s premiere industrial promotion organization and the Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship CIIE.CO at IIM Ahmedabad, India’s leading incubation and entrepreneurship centre. Startup Oasis is also a Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India supported Technology Business Incubator.
The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) was formed in the year 2001. The vision of the council is, "To enable a sustainable built environment for all and facilitate India to be one of the global leaders in the sustainable built environment by 2025".
The council offers a wide array of services which include developing new green building rating programmes, certification services and green building training programmes. The council also organises Green Building Congress, its annual flagship event on green buildings.
Young Indians (Yi) is a movement for Indian Youth to converge, lead, co-create and influence India’s future. As an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a non-government, not-for-profit, industry led and industry managed organisation playing a proactive role in India's development process.
Formed in the year 2002, Yi has created a platform for young Indians to work towards realizing a dream of a developed nation. It has a growing, inclusive membership across all geographies and demographics with over 3200 direct members in 51 chapters, and 29500 students YUVA members from colleges. The Yi membership includes young progressive Indians between the age group of 21-45 years and comprises of entrepreneurs, professionals and achievers from different walks of life.
NEN is a community dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship. Services focus on providing Institutional Capacity Building, Entrepreneur support, Entrepreneurial eco-system & National platforms. The goal of the community is to enable new and future entrepreneurs to access events and resources, share ideas and content, organize and market activities, and forge relationships across India and the world. Programs include a variety of supports including competitions.
FLO was established in 1983, as a division of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and industry (FICCI) which is the apex body of industry and commerce in India. As an All India Organisation for women, FLO has 17 Chapters pan India – Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Northeast, Pune and Uttarakhand, with its Head Office in New Delhi. Our members comprise of entrepreneurs, professionals and Corporate Executives.
JAIPUR BLOC is a cluster of small and medium-sized enterprises who have come together to support the sustainable production of high-quality hand-crafted textiles for the domestic market and international trade. Incorporated as the Jaipur Integrated Texcraft Park Private Limited in 2010