Recently students of Bangabandhu Textile Engineering College (BTEC), Tangail have visited Auko-Tex Ltd. and Divine Textile Ltd. in Gazipur area on 6 and 7 November, aimed to combine the practical knowledge along with academic knowledge.
On 6 November, students of Wet Processing and Apparel Manufacturing department visited Auko-Tex Ltd. and students of Yarn and Fabric Manufacturing department visited Divine Textile Mills Ltd. on 7 November. The students were accompanied by MD Monowar Hossain and Saiful Islam, Lecturer of BTEC where Engr. Saidur Rahman, AGM (Admin) of Auko-Tex; Anwar Rashid Saikat, Manager (Dyeing & Finishing) and Md. Sharif, Supervisor of Divine Textile Ltd. welcomed the students.
Students were divided into two groups from each department and mentors were appointed to each group by the administration to help students about the knit fabric manufacturing process. The mentors provided detailed information about the technicalities involved in the production process. Students learned the manufacturing processes in plant like Knitting, Dyeing, Printing, Finishing, Apparel, Packing and ETP process.
The students were also given an opportunity of insight visit of quality control process. In addition, they observed working culture in the company and interacted with the experienced personnel of the industry. The students were also given scope to gather knowledge in HRM policy, recruitment and training process maintaining the ISO standards. Authority highlighted the importance of mill visits, real education, networking systems and so on those are too much necessary for the students of textile background.
Students opined that such type of visits would play a significant role in their academic studies and reduce the gap between academic environment and challenging job sector. Such a visit in two leading companies in the knitting world turned out a great learning and enriching experience synthesizing classroom learning and real life situation. In April, BTEC authority brought their students at Liberty Knitwear Ltd. in Narayanganj. Students urged the administration to arrange more visiting program in every semester.