Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / ATDC signs MoU with govt for skilling India
ATDC signs MoU with govt for skilling India
10
Dec '14
courtesy: ATDC
courtesy: ATDC
Apparel Training & Development Centre (ATDC), India’s largest vocational training network for the apparel sector, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, whereby ATDC can impart employment oriented training to the youth at national level.
 
ATDC, which functions under the aegis of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), currently runs around 175 ATDCs, including 65 ATDC vocational institutes and over 135 ATDC-SMART Centres and Skill Camps, in major apparel clusters spread across 22 states and 85 cities pan-India.
 
The MoU was signed by Alok Kumar, director general, Directorate General of Employment & Training (DGE&T), Ministry of Labour and Employment, and Dr Darlie Koshy, director general/ CEO of ATDC, at a function in Gurgaon this week.
 
The MoU will allow ATDC to run customised courses in association with large apparel export houses and leading domestic manufacturers. These courses shall also be approved by National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT) so that the candidates can get NCVT certificates on completion of the courses.
 
The MoU will help in three ways. Firstly, it will cut short many impediments in nationwide implementation of the skill based programmes. Secondly, it will focus on changing technology being incorporated in courses. And lastly, it will focus more on longer duration programmes with support of DGE&T by tuning with industry inputs.
 
ATDC will get freedom in developing such courses wherein theory portion of the courses can be taught in the training centre and practical in the industry. A special feature of the MoU is that ATDC will ensure employment of 80 per cent of the candidates in a batch.
 
DGE&T has already entered into such MoUs with Raymond in the textile sector.
 
The MoU will compliment DGET and ATDC capabilities to reach and achieve a common goal of skilling India. (RKS)
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 27th Jun 2017

Govt defers tax deduction at source provision under GST

E-commerce players in India will not be required to deduct tax on...

Apparel/Garments | On 27th Jun 2017

Future Group aims Rs 12,000 crore in fashion business

Future Group, which runs retail stores across India under various...

Textiles | On 27th Jun 2017

AEPC & NSDL to help exporters with GST compliances

Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) and National Securities...

Interviews View All

Nishank Patel
Shri Dinesh Mills Limited

Broad range of fabrics will sell well this financial year

Siddharth Biyani
Mangalam Industries Pvt Ltd

‘The manufacturing sector is improving day-by-day, becoming better in...

Jim Desai
Blaiva Fabricaa

Fashion industry likely to remain labour-intensive in coming years

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
July 2017

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search