Anchor Institute of Textile:
In 2009, the Department of Textile Engineering was selected as a Centre of Excellence, named as the ‘Anchor Institute’ by Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat with an estimated outlay of 10 crores under the scheme for “Technical competence and Enhancement of skilled manpower”. The department has been entrusted with the responsibility of grooming skilled manpower at different levels by imparting various technical training suited to specific requirement of Textile Sector and Allied Industries. The objective of the Anchor Institute are to design specific modules for ITI / Polytechnic / Engineering so that it can match Industry need. It aims to encourage faculties more towards R & D, identifying new areas of growth and consultancy and to create opportunities for generation of employement.