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Textile Minister inaugurates 'ATDC Skill Conclave'
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Jul '13
Apparel Training & Design Centre, India’s largest vocational training provider for apparel Industry, under the aegis of AEPC hosted the ATDC SKILL CONCLAVE with key panelists from Ministry of Textiles,  All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Directorate General of Employment & Training (DGET), National Skill Development Agency(NSDA), Planning Commission, AEPC and Apparel Industry  to deliberate on the Importance of Skill Development in Shaping the Future of Apparel Sector: Perspectives, Challenges & Opportunities.

ATDC Skill Conclave, 2013 organized by the Apparel Training & Design Centre was held at Apparel House, Gurgaon. The Conclave started with the inaugural session by Opening address by Chief Guest Dr. K.S. Rao Hon’ble Union Minister of Textile, Government of India in presence of Ms. Zohra Chatterji, IAS Secretary (Textiles), Dr. A Sakthivel, Chairman, Apparel Export Promotional Council (AEPC), ATDC & IAM, Prof. SS Mantha, Chairman AICTE, Sh JP Rai, IAS, NSDA,  Ms. Monika Garg, IAS, JS, MoT, Sh Shikhar Agarwal, IAS, DG, DGET, Dr. Renu S. Parmar, Adviser, Planning Commission, Sh Hari Kapoor, VC, ATDC & MD Allied Exports  and Dr. Darlie Koshy, DG & CEO of ATDC and IAM.

While inaugurating the Conclave, Dr. K.S. Rao, Hon’ble Minister of Textile said, “Modernise or perish” need to become the motto of the apparel industry.  I do hope that the ATDC Skill Conclave will throw up more ideas for the industry to adopt.  I am happy to inaugurate the “ATDC Skill Conclave” and release the new AICTE & NCVT approved Curricula for Garment and Fashion sectors.”

Delivering the Welcoming note at the event, Chairman AEPC, Dr. A Sakthivel said “ATDC has set up 177 centres of ATDC-SMART in just about 2-3 years under ISDS of MOT, GOI with a built-up capacity to train over 45,000 candidates per year and has initiated new models for skill training in the country.”

He also said, “I am happy to mention that today is a major milestone in the area of Skill Development for Apparel Sector as two curricula documents which have been now adopted by the AICTE and the NCVT/DGET and are being released today at the hands of the Hon’ble Union Minister of Textiles.”

The ATDC Conclave witnessed a major landmark in the area of skill development for Apparel Sector with release of key course curricula documents, AICTE approved curricula for National Vocational Education Qualification Framework (NVEQF) system in Garment & Fashion Sector and National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) approved curricula for apparel & fashion sector under the two major Regulatory Bodies of Govt. of India, guiding the entire education and training sector.

Both the committees under the Chairmanship of Dr. Darlie Koshy, DG&CEO of ATDC&IAM have done exceptional work in a short time to prepare the curricula documents which have been adopted by the AICTE and the NCVT/DGET which are expected to transform the quality of skill development in the country. This is an important initiative responding to the changing requirements of the labour intensive apparel sector and addressing the current imperative need to develop skill based education system.


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