MP’s MoU for skill development
The Union Minister of State, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge) Rajiv Pratap Rudy recently launched Mukhya Mantri Koshal Samvardhan Yojana and Mukhya Mantri Koshailya Yojana in Madhya Pradesh. On the occasion, MP Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, said: "Skill development is the need of the hour. It will make the huge population of the country our strength." He also added that an MoU has been signed with Singapore to launch Global Skill Centre in Bhopal
An MoU was also signed between Madhya Pradesh State Skill Development Mission (MPSSDM) and Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) in the august presence of Shivraj Singh Chauhan. Other dignitaries present on the occasion were Minister of State for Technical Education and Skill Development Deepak Joshi, Kalpana Srivastava, Principal Secretary, Technical Education, Sanjeev Singh, CEO, Madhya Pradesh State Skill Development Mission. The MoU was signed between Dr Darlie Koshy, DG&CEO, ATDC and Sanjeev Singh, CEO, Madhya Pradesh State Skill Development Mission.
On the occasion, Koshy, DG&CEO, ATDC, said: ATDC has the unique distinction of offering courses from 300 hrs for workforce training to 3000 hrs of B.Voc Bachelor degree courses for supervisory and junior managerial jobs thus developing a holistic eco-system of vocational training dedicated to Textile-Apparel value chain. Through Pan-India 200 State-of-art Centres, ATDC equips the youth with domain and soft skills for getting wage employment or for starting their own entrepreneurial ventures. In ATDC curriculum, focus is being given to real-life industrial work-culture and competencies to pursue not just an entry-level job in organised factories but also to develop a career in the rapidly growing apparel industry. ATDC has been transitioning from just imparting skills to developing Skills-Excellence for industry-ready workforce and professionals over the last decade and are now making rapid strides as the industry modernises, automates and scales up