NITRA’s 13th Convocation Ceremony was held on Friday, 23rd Sept.’16 at NITRA, Ghaziabad. Sanjay Jain, newly elected Chairman NITRA and MD, TT Ltd., R. K. Jain, Immediate Past Chairman NITRA and CMD, Pasupati Spinning & Weaving Mills, R. L. Nolkha, CMD, Nitin Spinners Ltd and Past Chairman NITRA along with other eminent industrialists were also present on the occasion in addition to Director General NITRA Dr. Arindam Basu, Officiating Director NITRA Abhijit Pal and other faculty members. A total of 175 students from all regular, distance learning and PG Diploma programs were awarded certificates and medals in this year’s convocation.
Dr. Arindam Basu, while welcoming the guests, mentioned that today NITRA is offering many industry oriented programs on regular, part-time and distance learning modes, covering the areas such as textile/garment manufacturing, designing, merchandising, and quality assurance. He informed that at present NITRA has more than 2400 pass out who are working in more than 100 renowned apparel and textiles exports companies.
R. L. Nolkha opined that the availability of skilled manpower for textile industry is quite inadequate hence the training programs offered by NITRA are very useful for the industry. He expressed happiness over NITRA’s excellent placement record.
Sanjay Jain advised the young students to become hardworking and quick learner. He opined that if someone works extra for the company, it is not only the company that benefits alone but the employee himself benefits in the long run. He mentioned that the benefit of the company is temporary in this case whilst the value added to the employee’s skill remains forever. Jain also encouraged the students to think out of the box and do things in innovatively different ways. He wished every success for the pass-out students while they work in industry.
At present NITRA conducts two 1year-full-time job oriented certificate programs Apparel Manufacturing and Merchandising (AMM) and Apparel Design and Quality Control (ADQC). Both the programs are approved by Apparel, Made-ups and Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council, Govt. of India. In addition to that, NITRA also conducts three 1year-distance learning certificate programs Textile Technology and Management (TTM-DLP), Apparel Manufacturing and Merchandising (AMM-DLP) and Quality Evaluation of Textiles and Garments (QETG-DLP). Full day contact classes are held on 2nd and 4th Sundays of every month for the DLPs.
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