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Final round of Hult Prize on campus program held at Textile Engineering College, Chattogram (CTEC)

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The first edition of the Hult Prize Competition on-campus round has been held virtually at Textile Engineering College, Zorargonj, Chattogram (CTEC).

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Figure: CTEC Hult Prize competition teams.

On the final round held on December 4, 2020, 5 experienced judges selected 3 out of 6 teams based on their merits, out of which the first-place winner and champion of the CTEC Hult Prize competition ‘Team GrainMeat’, whereas, 2nd and 3rd place were won by ‘Team Meraki’ and ‘Team Pulverizers’ respectively.

Not to mention, that all the participating 6 teams amazed the judging panel and the spectators with their skillful style and expression of unique thoughts.

Md Abdullah Al Jaman (Shanto), Campus Director of CTEC Hult Prize, through the relentless efforts of him and his organizing team, 319 contestants participated under a total of 101 competing teams, which is 69% of the total students of CTEC. The CTEC Hult Prize gained a different dimension due to the participation of most of the students in the first session.

Md Abdullah Al Jaman said, “Alhamdulillah, I am proud to represent my campus in this Nobel Prize for students. It was a golden opportunity to show the world how to change, we do not get the chance every day.

“But amid hundreds of hardships, the organizing committee and the help of my teachers have repeatedly inspired me. Congratulations to the winning team and all the contestants with it. Finally, thanks to all the collaborating partners,” added Al Jaman.

All the esteemed teachers of Textile Engineering College, Zorargonj, Chattogram have given us the necessary guidance to make this program a success. And a brief introduction of those whose immense support has played a vital role in making our program a success:

Media Partners were Textile Today, Radio Today FM 89.6, The Dainik Purbokone, News Vision 71, Bunon and Textile Barta.

Textile Today Training was the knowledge partner of the event. E-learning Partner Bohubrihi. Skill Partner Tech Karigori School. Club partners are CTEC Career Club, CTEC English Club and CTEC Debating Club. In-kind partner Anirban. T-shirt partner Fabriculture. Food partners Halal Shop, SMS and Macrobites Cafe.

The sponsors were CTEC Alumni Association- CTECAA and Kaarukotha. The title sponsor of the program was Textile Barta. The extensive support and immense cooperation of these cited organizations have made our efforts successful.

At the end of the ceremony, Md Abdullah Al Jaman (Shanto), Campus Director of CTEC Hult Prize, said, “Alhamdulillah, I am proud to represent my campus in this Nobel Prize for students. It was a golden opportunity to show the world how to change, we do not get the chance every day.

“But amid hundreds of hardships, the organizing committee and the help of my teachers have repeatedly inspired me. Congratulations to the winning team and all the contestants with it. Finally, thanks to all the collaborating partners,” added Al Jaman.

The Hult Prize is a year-round competition in which millions of competitors each year test the business structure to implement one or more (selected) issues under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The best team in the competition will be awarded one million US dollars to implement their proposed idea.

The ‘Hult Prize Competition-2021’ is being organized in different universities of the world in collaboration with the former President of the United States Bill Clinton and the CEO of the Hult Prize Ahmed Ashkar to solve various problems of the world. The proposed challenge for this year is ‘Food for Good’.

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