HGU is an autonomous body promulgated by the Government of Uttrakhand through UK Act No. 33 of 2016 passed by Uttrakhand Assembly, Himalayan Garhwal University was notified by the Uttrakhand State Government vide Notification No. XXXVI (3)/2016/48(1)/2016, Under Section 2(f) of the University Grants Commission, UGC Act 1956.
INSD has set up under the aegis of a panel consisting of prominent educationist and industry leaders. Awarded as the Best Design Institute, it has emerged as one of the leading design education institute in India, with many flagship education centres all across India in the field of Fashion Design, Jewellery Design, Interior Design, Animation Design, Textile Design, Graphic Design, Photography Course and other Management programmes, for developing professionals to train & take up leadership positions in related industries in the emerging global scenario. The Institute is a pioneer in evolving design education in our country, INSD focuses on bridging the gap between Academics and Industry. The ideology behind our education system is to contribute significantly to the development of the Indian Design Industry, by tapping hidden talent, passion, dedication, innovation, and tremendous potential that Youth of today has.INSD had a rewarding journey so far. The brand collaborated with The India Runway Week as their educational partners in September 2015 which set new milestones for budding designers and emerge as technically competent professionals in this era.