On 21st June 2014 National Vocational & Technical Week was celebrated by Bashundhara Technical Institute (BTI) at Natore District. The celebrations were held at two different Technical Institutes. The first one was at Karigari Mohila Mahavidalay at Singra, Natore. It was presided by Mr. Abul Kalam Azad, Principal of Polok Technical School & College of Singra. Second program was held at Agran Vocational School and College at Barai Gram, Natore. Md. Jahangir Alom, Principal of the Institute presided over the program. AKM Nawsherul Alam, General Manager of Bashundhara Group was present at the programs as the chief guest while Md. Muzahed Ali, Principal of Bashundhara Technical Institute (BTI) was special Guest.
Speakers stressed on the importance of Vocational & Technical Education. Speaking on the occasions, AKM Nawsherul Alam highlighted important aspects of Bashundhara Technical Institute (BTI). He said, Bashundhara Group has been providing all-out support to this institute. BTI is Equipped with modern laboratory, the institute is being run by a group of capable and brilliant teachers. They are relentlessly striving hard to turn the students into skilled engineers by imparting theoretical as well as practical education, he added. Moreover, Bashundhara Group extends a rare opportunity of practical training facilities at its renowned institutions and various industrial organizations to the BTI students.
In his speech, Principal Mozahed Ali underscored the importance of technical education. This is technical education through which the vast population of Bangladesh can be turned into skilled manpower and human resources, he said. He opined, Bashundhara Technical Institute (BTI) is a role model in the country’s technical education sector. The cost of education is comparatively cheaper at BTI than other private technical institutes of the country, he asserted. He further told Bashundhara Technical Institute is a non-profit organization and many destitute and poor students are receiving financial assistance from the institute.
More than hundred teachers of different vocational and technical institutes attended the celebrations.