Knowledge Partner
Industrial Design Center (IDC)
Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Bombay

IDC IIT Bombay  
Located in the verdant Powai area of Mumbai is one of the world’s top-ranking institute for engineering and technology. IIT Bombay, an autonomous university established in 1958, is the second oldest campus of the Indian Institutes of Technology system – a system that has the set the standards for excellence in academics and R&D. The faculty at IIT-B specifically, is known to undertake prestigious research and consultancy projects with national agencies such as the Department of Atomic Energy, Oil and Natural Gas Commission, Department of Electronics and more.

The Industrial Design Centre
at IIT-B, is known for it applications in the field of design especially with reference to India’s special needs as an emerging economy. The Centre offers academic programs in the areas of Industrial Design, Visual Communication, Interaction Design and Animation. The approach to education at IDC combines academic experimentation with pragmatic design. In the area of design practice, IDC offers professional design consultancy and advisory services to industries and other organizations.

IDC recently made headlines with its Phd student, D. Udaya Kumar’s winning design for the new Rupee symbol. As is typical of most work done by IDC and its students, Udaya’s Rupee symbol stood out among 3000 other designs – for its clever use of Indian iconology (Devnagri script and Tricolour bands) with Western design.

IDC is knowledge partner to the INDIA Future of Change Design and Poster Design Contest and will be lending its expertise for the initiative. Its distinguished faculty comes on board for formulating evaluation and short-listing systems along with process outlining and archiving for the entire contest.
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IDC, IIT Bombay
Financial Times
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Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India
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