On November 17th, 2018, IEEE BRAC University Student Branch visited the Rahimafrooz Batteries Ltd. (RBL) at Zirani Bazar, Gazipur as part of the IEEE Day Celebrations. Twenty-five students accompanied by Lecturer Aldrin Nippon Bobby of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering headed out at 8 am from the university premises. The purpose of the tour was to give the students a chance to familiarize themselves with the automobile battery manufacturing process. Md. Jahangir, head of administration, received the students at the premises. Afterward, the Head of Manufacturing, Mr. Partha Pratim Kundu, gave a presentation on the overall operation of Rahimafrooz. The student members were divided in half and escorted by the staff to visit their whole operational ground. Students got to know about how dry cell and other types of battery, how they are manufactured and exported nationally and internationally by Rahimafrooz.
Refreshments were provided during the journey to and from the Plant and the students were treated to lunch by the hosts. All in all, it was a day spent in merriment and learning.