The fresher’s reception program for the newly admitted students of National Institute of Textile Engineering & Research (NITER) 9th batch has been held on 10 March at NITER Campus. This year 475 students admitted in three departments (TE, IPE, FDAE).
Minister for Ministry of Textiles and Jute Golam Dastagir Gazi, MP (Narayngonj-1, Rupgonj) 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 and Chairman, Governing body of NITER; Brig. General Muhammad Kamruzzaman, PBGMS, NDC, PSC, and Chairman of BTMC and Abdullah Al Mamun, Vice President of BTMA were present as special guest.
“We will discuss about NITER and hopefully, we would get the approval from Prime Minister to enhance the world-class technical education in Bangladesh,”
Golam Dastagir, Minister for Ministry of Textiles and Jute
Golam Dastagir Gazi, MP said, “NITER has all the requirement to be a public university and it is near from Dhaka city, so it is a more suitable place to be a university. NITER has modern lab facilities, enough classroom and faculty members than any other textile institutions. Its area and location give it more advantageous to become a public university.”
He also said to the NITER authority to submit the project profile to the Ministry of Textiles and Jute, Ministry of Education and University Grant Commission (UGC) so that they can take a decision.
“We will discuss about NITER and hopefully, we would get the approval from Prime Minister to enhance the world-class technical education in Bangladesh,” Golam Dastagir states.
BTMA President Mohammad Ali Khokon said in his speech about the current situation of the textile sector and advised the new students to give attention to their studies. He also requested the minister for converting NITER to a public university very soon for the sake of industry.
“We, BTMA, also want NITER to be a specialized public textile university to achieve our next target in the world textile industry,” he added further.
Brig. General Muhammad Kamruzzaman PBGMS, NDC, PSC, and Chairman of BTMC remembered those BTMC officers who work hard to establish this institute.
“NITER is one of the successful institutes than any other textile institute under BTMC”, he added.
As a representative of all the students of NITER, Md. Rifatur Rahman Miazee, a student of 6th batch proposed all the demands before Golam Dastagir Gazi, MP at the program.
NITER Principal Prof. Dr. Mizanur Rahman thanked all for organizing and participating in the program successfully.