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NITER to be converted into university soon

The orientation ceremony for the newly admitted students of Textile Engineering; Industrial and Production Engineering (IPE) and Fashion Design and Apparel Engineering (FDAE) departments of 2018-19 session of the National Institute of Textile Engineering and Research (NITER) was held on 3 February at NITER Campus.

NITER to convert into university
Figure: Distinguished guests at the orientation ceremony for the newly admitted students of National Institute of Textile Engineering and Research.

State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr. Enamur Rahman, MP of Dhaka-19 constituency, was present as the chief guest where Principal of NITER Professor Dr. Mohammad Mizanur Rahman presided over the program and gave a welcome speech. Mohammad Ali Khokon, President, BTMA & Chairman Governing body of NITER; Brig Gen Muhammad Kamruzzaman PBGMS, NDC, PSC, and Chairman of BTMC; Professor Shibli Rubaiyat Ul Islam, Dean Faculty of Business Studies of Dhaka University; Prof. Dr. Abu Md. Delwar Hossain, Dean Arts Faculty of Dhaka University; Abdullah Al Mamun, Vice President of BTMA; Professor Dr. S M Abdur Rahman, Dean Faculty of Pharmacy of Dhaka University were present as special guest.

State Minister Dr. Enamur Rahman said, “All the requirements to be a public university like lab facility, classroom, building, and faculty members etc. remain in NITER. Very soon we will submit project profile to University Grant Commission (UGC) to convert it into a university. Hopefully, we would get the approval from Prime Minister to enhance the world-class technical education in Bangladesh. “

BTMA President motivated the freshers saying he is optimistic that NITER graduates will one day lead our textile sector if it continues progressing.

“Contribution of textile graduates to this sector is undeniable. You are very lucky that you have been able to study in the field of textile, fashion design and industrial engineering where you can play a vital role in ensuring our economic growth,” he added.

A newly admitted student of Textile Engineering department shared her feeling about NITER “I had a dream to study on engineering field, when I got chance in Technology Unit of Dhaka University then came to NITER for admission, I see the well-developed lab, green campus, enough facility for research etc. It has various clubs for extracurricular activities and teachers are very friendly. That’s why I take admission at NITER.”

Prof. Dr. Mizanur Rahman thanked all for organizing the program successfully and concluded the program announcing the fresher’s reception program will be held at 10 march where Ministry of Textiles and Jute Golam Dastagir Gazi, MP will be present as chief guest.

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