Message from Director
Department of Textiles is an attached department under Ministry of Textiles and Jute which was established in 1978 under the Ministry of Textiles. Before that it was a part of the Department of Industries under Ministry of Industries. Department of Textiles plays a vital role to develop private sector textile Industries and handloom Industries. The Purpose of Department of Textiles is to act as sponsoring authority of textiles sector and to create skilled manpower in textiles sector. Since 1978 department of Textiles is the pioneer of development of textiles Sector. But after establishing Board of Investment, the sponsoring function of textile sector is handed over to Board of Investment.
Again from 20th June, 2013 the function of sponsoring authority has come back to Department of Textiles. Now it is successfully giving service delivery to this textiles & garments sector. In order to fulfill the huge demand of textile technologists and technically skilled manpower for textile sector this department is looking after the public sector textile education only. Department of Textiles has successfully completed 7 (seven) projects aimed at modernizing the textile sector and increasing the number of textile educational Institutions throughout the country. At present there are 8 (eight) different projects are in implementing stage.
Department of Textiles is regulating 4 (Four) textile engineering colleges, 2 (Two) textile institutes and 40 (Forty) textile Vocational Institutes. We are sincerely trying to make this website (www.dot.gov.bd) with up to date necessary information about this department that will provide the need of every concern. I welcome you all to visit the website and looking forward for your valuable comments to enrich and further update the site. Please feel free to contact us.