After welcome by Sh. Abhijit Pal, Officiating Director, NITRA, Director General, NITRA Dr. J, V. Rao mentioned that NITRA had set benchmarking standard in professional training and offering industry oriented programs on regular and DLP basis, covering areas such as textile/garment manufacturing, textile/garment designing, merchandising, quality assurance, garment finishing and sewing machine operation & maintenance.
He informed that more than 100 renowned apparel and textiles exports companies had recruited NITRA alumnus in the past ten years. Dr. Rao mentioned that under ISDS launched by MoT in July 2010, NITRA is conducting 98 training programs for textiles and technical textiles sector and would train 16,600 people in five years. He spoke about the “Centre of Excellence” set up at NITRA for carrying out R&D and training in protective textiles and also apprised the audience about NITRA’s other R&D and consultancy services.
Sh. R. L. Nolkha, in his convocation address, opined that the textile ministry and the textile industry had always been encouraging institutes like NITRA for initiating skill development activities both at shop-floor and supervisory levels.
He mentioned that NITRA had invested a substantial amount for up-grading its physical and academic facilities such as setting up exclusive training and academic wing NITRA Technical Campus and modernizing other infrastructure. NITRA is providing huge benefit to the Indian Textiles & Clothing industry, continued the Chairman, by developing skilled and well-trained supply line to meet out their manpower needs. Sh. Nolkha awarded certificates and medals to the pass-out students.
After the 11th Convocation, prizes were distributed to 43 students, winners in various competitions held in Tana Bana 2013 – The Campus Fungama, the first intra-college fest of NTC, the new academic wing of NITRA. Presently NTC is offering MTU affiliated and AICTE approved B. Tech in Textile Technology, and Computer Science & Engineering, and PGDM in Fashion Retail Management.
Sh. R. K. Jain and Dr. R. C. Jain, along with the Chairman, greeted the students and distributed prizes to winners in various competitions while Dr. M. S. Raizada, Director, NTC, proposed the vote of thanks.
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