NITI Aayog has chosen NIFT-TEA Knitwear Fashion Institute, Tirupur for setting up incubation centre in the first round. CMN Muruganandan, Chairman of the institute, said that out of 3,800 government and private institutions across India which applied, NIFT TEA Knitwear Fashion Institute, Tirupur, to host the Atal Incubation Centre under the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) scheme which will focus on developing product technologies of functional garments, will get Rs. 10 cr for five years.