And it has all been possible because of the vision and work of Gira Sarabhai, its co-founder, who passed away on July 15 at the age of 98.   The Global Indian architect, designer and teacher is known for her contributions to several industrial and educational projects in Gujarat and is credited as a pioneer of design education in India.

Gira Sarabhai and her brother Gautam are the pioneers of design education in India; they founded the prestigious NID in Ahmedabad in 1961

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