Web Exclusive | December 2016
Prestigious Award for Darlie Koshy
Amid much fervour and gaiety, the prestigious International 'Holden Medal Award' for Education, by the Textile Institute, Manchester, UK was conferred on December 12, 2016 to Dr Darlie Koshy, DG and CEO ATDC (Apparel Training & Design and Centre) and IAM (Institute of Apparel Management), for his outstanding contributions in "Technology based education at the levels". Stephanie Dick (CEO, TI) presented the award to Dr Koshy. Dr Darlie Koshy is the second Indian to be awarded this International recognition.
Meanwhile, with the ever increasing requirement of skilled youth in the rapidly growing ITand fashion related sectors, there is distinct rise in demand for skill education courses among new generation. To reduce the accelerating gap between skilled man power requirements and availability in the apparel industry, Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission(UPSDM). The MOU was signed between Rajesh Kumar, IAS, Mission Director, UPSDM and Darlie Koshy, DG and CEO, ATDC on November 8, 2016 at UPSDM office.