Mr Ashok Mondal completed his Diploma in Pottery & Ceramic Technology, Santiniketan, Visva- Bharati University in 2004 and earned his post graduate degree in Ceramic and Glass design from NID, Ahmedabad in 2008. Ashok has more than ten years of cumulative industry and academic experience.
He has worked with Industries like Parryware (Chennai), Regency Ceramic Limited (Hyderabad) and Siddhi Ceramic Pvt Ltd (Ahmedabad) as Designer. In 2010, he joined SIDAC, a craft institute (Govt. of Odisha, Undertaking) as Designer & Faculty. There, he was in-charge for product development, curriculum and training of artisans from Orissa.
As a Designer, he has also extensively worked with MSMEs sectors for increasing their manufacturing competitiveness, developing product strategy and also he was instrumental in implementation of Design Awareness Seminars, workshops and Design Projects in all the states of Eastern & North-East Region.
Ashok Mondal joined NID as Faculty in the area of Universal Design at NID, Bengaluru campus. His areas of interest include Sustainability & Design, Material & Manufacturing Process, Form Study, Design Process and Universal Design Thinking.