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ATDC mulls thrust for 'Skill India' initiative
Jun '15
Inauguration of Adhiveshan 2015
Inauguration of Adhiveshan 2015
Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC), the country’s largest quality vocational training provider for the apparel industry, hosted a three-day event in Gurgaon this week that focused on understanding the emerging skill framework in the country.

The event called “Adhiveshan 2015, Annual ATDC’s Principals’ Meet” also took into account how ATDC plays a key role by contributing to large scale quality skilling of Indian youth, specially women in rural and semi urban areas for meeting the rapidly changing skill requirements of the apparel sector with real time Industry relevant skill modules and new learning solutions, thus providing wage employment, it said in a statement.

ATDC, which has dedicated verticals to work with the textiles ministry, ministry of skill development & entrepreneurship, HRD ministry and youth affairs & sports ministry, is committed to bring in qualitative change by providing industry ready trained professionals to improve efficiency and productivity across all tiers of the domestic, export and e-retail apparel value chain, the statement said.

Rajeev Gupta, secretary, youth affairs ministry enthused the gathering to make blue collar jobs aspirational and convert the demographic dividend to the country’s advantage by offering a degree like B.Voc courses which will definitely lead to employment at a higher level with better salary packages.

Speaking at the session, Dr. Darlie Koshy, DG&CEO-ATDC said that while exporters require cycle and through put time to be cut down, the domestic sector wants “product lifecycle management” ‘fast turnaround of store merchandising’, captivating visuals etc. The e-commerce/m-commerce wants fashion to meet instant gratification standard.

“ATDC is the largest vocational training provider for the textile-apparel chain offering a comprehensive bouquet of courses for career’ progression in an integrated manner by creating a ‘step ladder-training eco-system’ with clear focus on skilling of aspirational Indian youth”, he said. (SH)

Fibre2fashion News Desk – India

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