Like last year the 2nd season of Textile Talent Hunt 2010 is being organized by research development and promotion based organization Amin & Jahan Corporation. This year the competition is titled by Intertek-BTT Textile Talent Hunt 2010. Along with Bangladesh Textile Today, now Intertek a multinational involved in service industry is a title sponsor of the event. TTH 2010 is being organized in association with Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA), Textile Institute Manchester, UK and College of Textile Technology. University of South Asia and World University of Bangladesh are university partners of this year’s talent hunting competition.
Best fifty Perticipants with the deligates in the grooming activities
After the beginning made in May 2010, TTH 2010 now gets its best 51 contestants through a written test held on 06th August 2010 in Government Science College, Dhaka. These students are fighting at the final stage of the competition. These are the best students being sorted out from almost all textile garment and fashion designing undergraduate students of the country. On 18th of September the organizer has opened the grooming activities for these best participants. Definitely these students are the future leaders of the industry and are going to rock the textile garment sector in near future. At the first day of the grooming sessions a seminar on research methodology has been done with them which was followed by two consecutive seminar on recent developments in textiles; fiber to fabric and recent developments in textile processing.
The opening ceremony of the Textile Talent Hunt 2010 grooming sessions was chaired by Professor Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan. He is the judges’ panel chairman of the competition. The moment was graced by the presence of Mr. John T Smith, Chairman, International Event of Textile Institute and Dr. Karthikayan, AGM, Intertek Consumer Goods. Dr. karthik expressed, “Being a part of this program Intertek is very proud and we hope that we will extend our cooperation for such program in future.” He also mentioned that though here we get 50 trained and groomed future leaders after few years it will be a big community who will make a big difference in the sector in future. Mr. Smith congratulated the best participants and suggested them to keep working hard for the project part. Prof. Nabi hoped that the performance of this year’s students will be better than last year and also expressed that the grooming sessions will help the students throughout their future life. Later Dr. Saifur Rahman, Member Secretary, TTH 2010 Judge’s Panel has presented his seminar on research methodology. After lunch the students participated in a brain storming session conducted by Mr. Maherul Islam, Fabric Technologist, Kenpark Bangladesh Ltd. The grooming sessions held at the BTMA seminar room in the city.
“I participated in the last year’s competition but I could not succeed. This time I was more determined and worked hard hence got the result and become first at the written test. I will try my best to be the winner of the completion.”, expressed Md. Raasheduzzaman Mithun. Most of the students of best 50 think that textile talent hunt is the place where they can have a self assessment and can get a clear idea about their position in compared to others. They think that they are being able to learn a lot from different steps and they are proud to be a part of this top level forum of the future leaders.