DIGC completes its first academic year

Mumbai-based Dot Institute of Graphic Communication (DIGC) has announced the completion of the first year of its academic operations. The convocation ceremony for the first batch of students will be held on 10 July 2019 at MIG Club, Bandra, Mumbai.

03 Jul 2019 | By Abhishek Muralidharan

DIGC is a brainchild of Tushar Dhote and Uday Dhote of Dhote Offset Technokrafts. In its opening year, DIGC has trained three batches of students from cities such as Indore, Pune, Hyderabad, and Jammu.

Tushar Dhote said, “With an experience of around three decades in the industry and having closely watched and participated in its transition from a conventional medium to a digital one, we have realised the potential for skilled individuals in print career.”

DIGC's board members include marquee names from the printing and packaging fraternity such as Ramesh Kejriwal of Parksons Packaging; Prof Dr Rajendrakumar Anayath of Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University (DCRUST); Aspi Forbes of Jak Printers; Ramu Ramanathan of PrintWeek India, and Kamal Chopra of Foil Printers, among others.

DIGC offers advanced half-yearly courses in various printing segments, and a PG diploma in press management, in addition to it, there are a few certification courses.

“Through its training programme, DIGC aims to provide students with the requisite all-around skills, offered by a skilled faculty, to ensure an industry-worthy imprint career right from the start. It aims to introduce fresh graduates to the practical aspects of production and provide focused training in various facets of print technology,” Dhote added.

PrintWeek India featured four of its students Srikanth Reddy, Yash Pahuja, Aditya Pahuja and Yash Dhote in its June issue under ‘The mantras that matter to the millennials’.