On the first day of the placement drive, a post graduate student from National Institute of Design (NID), Bangalore was offered Rs 72 lakh per annum salary package by hotel group `Trident’.Eight students from NID Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, too, bagged annual salary packages of Rs 48 lakh.
. . The package is manyfold higher than last year’s highest package of Rs 22 lakh, says Sujitha Nair, head of placement at NID. Anil Lalit Sawle from NID Bangalore from Design for retail faculty was offered Rs72 lakh per annum by Trident group. The eight students from NID Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, who have bagged Rs 48 lakh annual salary packages, are Deepmala Dutta, Bammidi Aruna Shree, Abhishek Roy , Mahima Karol, Ambuja Mittal, Imon Khandakar, Treesa Veedon and Puneet Chhikara from NID Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar.
. . Dutta, from Textile Design faculty in NID Ahmedabad, said she was offered a TCTC (total cost to company) package of Rs48 lakh by Trident Group.She, however, said that the package was announced on Monday , but she hadn’t yet received any offer letter.
Aruna Shree, another PG student from NIDAhmedbad, said she got a mail from Trident group offering her Rs 48 lakh salary package.
. . Imon Khandakar, PG student in textile design from NID Gandhinagar, expressed his happiness over the job offer by Trident group. He too was of ered an annual package of Rs 48 lakh. The first day of placements at NID saw 24 companies ooking for possible recruits.
. . The firms included Amazon Development Center Private Limited, Cognizant Technologies Solutions, GM Syntex Pvt ltd, Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Ltd, HCL Technologies, Herman Miller Furniture India Pvt Ltd, Hero MotoCorp Ltd, Deloitte Consulting India Pvt Ltd, House Of Anita Dongre Ltd, IFB Industries Ltd, Lava nternational, Orient Electric, Reliance Trends Ltd, SAP Labs, Star India Pvt Ltd, TATA Consultancy Services Limited, Tata Motors Ltd, The Asian Heritage Foundation.