Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC), India´s largest quality vocational training provider for the apparel industry, was awarded ´Best Training Institution-National´ by Education Award (Franchise India) at ´Indian Education Awards 2015´ recently at a function held in Taj Vivanta, Surajkund.
ATDC has been selected for this award for its contribution to large scale quality skilling of Indian youth specially women in rural/ mofussils and semi urban areas for meeting the rapidly changing skill requirements of apparel sector with real time industry relevant skill modules & new learning solutions, thus providing wage employment for youth specially women having dedicated verticals to work with Ministry of Textiles, GOI (for ISDS Project), DGE&T (Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, GOI) (for Longer Duration Vocational Courses) and AICTE (Ministry of HRD, GOI) & RGNIYD (Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, GOI) (for B. Voc. Courses).
While exporters require cycle & through put time to be cut down, the domestic sector wants product lifecycle canagement fast turnaround of store merchandising, captivating visuals, etc. The e-commerce/m-commerce wants fashion to meet instant gratification standard.
Dr Darlie Koshy, DG & CEO, ATDC&IAM, and Hari Kapoor, VC, ATDC received the award on behalf of ATDC on June 10, 2015. The award was conferred by Pawan Agarwal, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, GOI and Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief, Franchise India.