Agreement Signing Ceremony among aamra, Lectra & NITER

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An agreement was signed on March 03, 2014 at the premises of National Institute of Textile Engineering and Research (NITER) between aamra, Lectra and NITER. In this agreement Lectra & Aamra would give Pattern and Marker software worth USD 132,300, free of cost to NITER under the Education Partner Program of Lectra. The program is basically for those students who are eager to make a career in the garments’ industries and as such will also benefit their future. During this occasion, Mr. Jahangir Alamin, President, Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) And Chairman, NITER, Mr. Simon Le Grand, Representative of European Union (EU), Mr. John T. Smith, International Coordinator & Long Term Advisor, BWTG, Best Program, UNIDO, Mr. Maqbul Ahmed, National Project Coordinator (Textiles), BWTG, Best Program, UNIDO, Dr. Engr. Md. Humaun Kabir, Principle, NITER, Mr. Shamim Masudul Haque, Assistant General Manager, aamra resources limited and Mr. David Leprovost, Business Development Manager ASEAN, Lectra were present.


National Institute of Textile Engineering and Research (NITER) is the first venture of Public-Private-Partnership education and research institute that originally evolved from Textile Industry Development Center (TIDC) set by Bangladesh Government to provide technical support to textile industries. With a view to expand its activities to fully academic and research area, it was handed over to the operational management of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) in May, 2009. Since then it is being run by a 13-member Governing Body constituted by Ministry of Textiles & Jute, Govt. of Bangladesh with President of BTMA as Chairman and Members from concerned Public and Private Sector organizations.

About Lectra

Lectra is the world leader in integrated technology solutions—software, CAD/CAM equipment, and associated services—specifically designed for industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles, and composite materials to manufacture their products. It serves major world markets: fashion and apparel, automotive, and furniture as well as a broad array of other industries (aeronautics, marine, wind power, etc).