I cordially congratulate the first-year students who proved to be worthy of studying at our prestigious institution, National Institute of Textile Engineering and Research (NITER) , a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) education and training organization and a constituent institute of the University of Dhaka run by Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) under the Ministry of Textiles and Jute, GoB. In the nearest future, you will embark into a new life where you will make new discoveries through an exciting journey in the land of knowledge, having new friends and circles, experiencing new professionals and discovering your inner self which will lead your future prospect.
Textile Engineering and Clothing manufacturing sector of Bangladesh has remarkably shown its mark in the competitive global market meeting up the domestic needs of our country. This ever growing textile and manufacturing industry has been imposing an increasing demand of the highly trained and skilled manpower with technical and managerial background. NITER is undoubtedly putting its continuous efforts to meet up this growing needs by creating skilled and global market suited manpower. To meet up this fast growing challenge, NITER has been operating B.Sc. in Textile Engineering (TE) from 2010-2011, B.Sc. in Industrial and Production Engineering (IPE) from 2016-2017 and B.Sc. in Fashion Design and Apparel Engineering (FDAE) from 2017-2018. At present, nearly 1300 students are pursuing their undergraduate degree in the institute. NITER has started M.Sc. programs from 2018-2019 session aimed at pursuing the higher studies of Textile and Production Engineers, Textile Professionals and Fashion Designers whose current and future career could be accelerated through advance knowledge in manufacturing and its allied sectors in Bangladesh.
NITER is consistently putting its endeavor to build up the students both as skilled, artistic, devoted and responsible citizen of the country. The enthusiastic, skilled and experienced faculty members are devoted to share the latest technological information and developments in Textile and its allied sectors to the students so that students get updated with the global market. This institute has unique combination of artistic and well-facilitated laboratories.
I express my gratitude to all the students, guardians, faculty members, officials and the stakeholders of NITER for their relentless effort and devotion for the development of this institution as well as for the country. The programs of NITER have been designed to accomplish the requirements of our national textile industry where professional manpower is a crying need. The RMG sector has been recognized to have extensive contribution to the GDP of Bangladesh in the figure of earning foreign currency and has been playing an immense role towards women empowerment by creating innumerable career opportunities which expedites the socio-economic development at the grass-root level. NITER is an institution of the combined endeavor to enhance the socio-economic index of the country by providing the standard education with extensive practical and industrial knowledge to prepare trained and skilled textile and manufacturing engineers and to contribute to developing the textile sectors.
NITER is designed for the well-being of the students to acquire modern technological knowledge, practical experience and understanding the principles and techniques of Textile Engineering. The main objectives of the institution are to draw the potential talent and aptitude of our youths so that they can meet the challenges of the modern era and we foster the growth of innovative professionals, scientists and engineers who firmly possess the trust and confidence of the community.
I wish good health, success, prosperity, and relentless devotion to work for the benefit of the institution and expect the coming academic year to be the successful both in professional and personal aspects. Therefore, I wish all of your diligence, insistence and good luck.
Mohammad Ali Khokon
Chairman, Governing Body &
President, Bangladesh Textile Mills Association