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India's Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) is known for its work with disadvantaged youth, and it's now offering master's and bachelor's degrees in fashion design, textile design, fashion communication, fashion styling, fashion business, and interior design, the Times of India reports.

It's the first time such a degree has been offered by a government-affiliated college in the country, per the Deccan Chronicle.

Pearl Academy, an institution of learning in New Delhi, will be offering the degrees, which will be recognized by the RGNIYD.

"For our students, these nationally recognized degrees mean more than just a piece of paper; they represent validation of their hard work and dedication," Aditi Srivastava, president of Pearl Academy, tells the Deccan Chronicle.

"With these credentials, our students will be better equipped to navigate the competitive job market and pursue further studies with confidence."

The courses offered by Pearl Academy are Bachelor of Design (B.Des), Master of Design (M.Des), BBA, and MBA in multiple areas, including communication design, product design, fashion design, textile design, Fashion Communication, Fashion Styling, Fashion Business, and Interior Design.

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