Since the time NITRA, India’s premier textile research organization, was set up by Govt. of India and the textile industry in 1974, developing corporate leaders for the industry, through education and training activities, has always been a priority for the organization.
To augment its existing training & education activities to the next level, NITRA established its new academic wing cum hub of professional excellence NITRA Technical Campus (NTC) in 2912-13.
NTC is committed to provide high-end educational programs in the areas of Engineering & Technology, and Management to make industry-ready professionals.
For the session 2013-14, NTC is offering three MTU affiliated (Code – 802) B. Tech programs on Textile Technology, Textile Chemistry, and Computer Science & Engineering, and one PGDM program on Fashion-Retail Management.
All the programs are approved by AICTE. The PGDM program has tie-up with Manchester Metropolitan University, U.K. for optional modular training in U.K. In addition to that, NITRA’s very popular job-oriented short-term programs, covering the entire textile value chain and run under ISDS, MoT, GoI, on both regular and distance learning mode are also offered.
In August 2013, NITRA hosted a series of orientation programs to flag-of the programs for the session 2013-14. Following is a brief proceeding of the events:
Orientation Program for B. Tech
NTC hosted an Orientation Program for its B. Tech students on 23rd August 2013, at Seminar Hall, NTC. Present on the occasion were Dr. J. V. Rao, Director General, Sh. A. Pal, Director- Officiating, Dr. A. V. Agarwal, Dy. Director & Dean – Technology, Dr. M. S. Parmar, Dy. Director & Head – R&D, Dr. B. K. Sharma, PSO & Head – Computers (all NITRA), Dr. M. S. Raizada, Director, NTC, and all the faculty members and senior officials of NITRA and NTC.
After Dr. Raizada formally extended welcome to the students, Dr. Rao delivered a key-note address on the present scenario and future opportunities in textiles and IT industries. This followed course-wise presentation by program heads Dr. Agarwal, Dr. Parmar, and Dr. Sharma. Sh. Pal apprised the students about the institute’s ethics and code of conduct. To conclude, a power point presentation was made to introduce and familiarize each faculty members to the new batch of students.
Orientation Program for PGDM
NTC hosted an Orientation Program for the students of PGDM – Fashion Retail Management on 2nd August 2013, at Seminar Hall, NITRA. Present on the occasion were Dr. J. V. Rao, Director General, NITRA, Sh. A. Pal, Director-Officiating, NITRA, Dr. M. S. Raizada, Director, NTC, Sh. Vivek Agarwal, Asst. Director & Dean – Management, and the faculty members of PGDM program.
After welcome address by Director-Officiating, the Director General delivered keynote address on the present scenario of fashion-retail in India. This followed the address of Director, NTC. To conclude, Dean – Management apprised the students about NTC’s infrastructure facilities and collage & hostel rules. The entire pool of faculty was also introduced and familiarized with the students.