Report On Practical Orientation at Asian Apparels Ltd

The internship program is a part of “Apparel Merchandising Course” of BGMEA Institute of Fashion and Technology. The main object of the scheme is to provide first hard practical knowledge about the norms of RMG sector.
To acquire practical knowledge we are a group of six students of Apparel Merchandising went for internship program in Asian Apparels Ltd, JVC Shopping Complex, Station Road, Chittagong, Bangladesh. We found the internship program very successful, informative,

realistic and worthy. These practical experiences provide us opportunity to see, how theoretical knowledge is applied in reality. We have passed 30 working days in the Asian Apparels. And we tried to blend our theoretical knowledge with the practical field. We gather a lot of practical knowledge from Asian Apparels by visiting and consulting with persons of various departments.

BGMEA at a Glance

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) is the apex trade body that represents the export oriented woven knit and sweater garment manufacturers and exporters of the country. Readymade Garment (RMG) is the leading sector of Bangladesh in terms of employment, production and foreignexchange earning. Readymade garment (RMG) alone earned about 78% of the yearly foreign exchange of the country. About 3.6 million people are employed in the garment - manufacturing sector. The growth rate of RMG export was over 20% per over the last two decades.

Main Functions of BGMEA

BGMEA is being run by a 27-member elected Board of Directors. Four Vice Presidents having important portfolios, along with a secretariat of experienced officials, assists the Board in formulating and executing vital policies and programs of the organization. The President is the highest executive authority of the BGMEA.

The fundamental objective of BGMEA is to establish a healthy business environment for a close and mutually beneficial relationship between the manufacturers, exporters and importers in the process ensuring a steady growth in the foreign exchange earnings of the country. BGMEA issues UD to its exporters thereby monitors export as well. BGMEA plays a very strong role to lead the industry in concurrence with the government. The following are the regular activities of BGMEA for its members, apparel buyers and other partners.

To Protect and uphold the interest of the industry by aiding the formulation of government policies consistent with a congenial growth of the sector.