Brief History

Graphic Arts Institute only one Government Printing & Graphic Design Institute in Bangladesh which is established in the capital city of Dhaka in 1967, It provides us four years duration technical courses named Diploma- in- Engineering in printing. Mr. Azam Khan, Governor of the East Pakistan and Dr. Wakar Ahmed, Director General of the then Technical Education Directorate were the main initiators. Dr. RK Mollah was appointed as its founder principal of Graphic Arts Institute (1967-1972). He was sent to the South Dakota University of the USA for higher training on printing technology. Training was also given to other instructors of the institute at the Central Government Printing Press. The institute started with 25 seats.