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ATDC bags 'Best Institute: Innovation' from ASSOCHAM
Jan '15
Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC), India’s largest apparel industry training institute bagged the ‘Best Institute: Innovation’ from ASSOCHAM at ‘Summit-cum-Awards on Skilling India’.

ATDC received this award for their exemplary contributions in introducing new innovative skill development training courses for youth.

ATDC has created various training programs for Ministry of Textile, Ministry of Labour and Employment and for AICTE, GOI, which helped it bag this award.

According to ATDC, skill development initiative needs considerable amount of expansion on capacity and innovative delivery approaches and public private partnerships.

“Recognising the importance of skill development and entrepreneurship in the country, the new Government has laid highest priority on skill development and entrepreneurship,” ATDC said.

The forum organised by ASSOCHAM, discussed scenario on skill development and in turn catalyse the initiative by recognizing the outstanding work of different agencies in skill development.

ATDC was recognised for its innovative training initiatives like creation of brand ‘SMART’ (Skills for Manufacturing of Apparel through Research & Training) and launch of ATDC-JUKI Tech Innovation Centre.

Other initiatives for which it was recognised include ‘Product Specialty Centres’, denovo approaches such as Simulated Production Environment, SMART Trainee Kits and Trainers Academies.

ATDC is a single largest vocational training provider for the apparel sector in the country that includes 65 ATDC Vocational Institutes and over 135 ATDC-SMART Centres and Skill Camps.

ATDC has earlier received the ASSOCHAM Award for ‘Best Vocational Institute’ 2014 and is a proud recipient of UK-India Skill Forum Award as well.

Hari Kapoor, ATDC vice chairman said “I would like to thank ASSOCHAM for bestowing us with this award, which rightfully belongs to ATDC team members who contributed to its growth and success.”

“Acquisition of skills is the future of the Indian job market and global economic clout and we will try to come up with innovative approaches in skill development,” said Dr Darlie Koshy, CEO at ATDC. (AR)

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