Published On: Fri, Nov 11th, 2016

ATDC Signs MOU with UPSDM to Enhance Skill Development

Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission (UPSDM). The MOU was signed between Mr. Rajesh Kumar, IAS, Mission Director, UPSDM & Dr. Darlie Koshy, DG &CEO, ATDC on 8th November 2016 at UPSDM office, Lucknow. The MOU was signed in the presence of other senior officials of UPSDM & ATDC. UPSDM (Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission) has tied up to advance the skill sector in the state by offering 24 courses with the target to uplift 8000 unemployed youth in the next 3 years in all UP centres i.e Noida, Kanpur, Ghaziabad, Agra, Unnao, Lucknow, Pratapgarh, Barabanki, Barailly, Shahjahanpur, Varanasi, Ajamgarh and Kannauj.

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On the occasion, Dr. Darlie Koshy, DG & CEO has informed that ATDC is in the process of upgrading Lucknow Centre to an ATDC Hub having a capacity to train approx. 600 candidates per annum in short as well as longer duration skill development courses in near future.

“UPSDM today signed a MoU with ATDC under which the institution will provide youth training in apparel design and eighty per cent of the young people in it will be provided employment. To provide skill training and employment opportunities to the youth, 17 Flexi MoU’s have been signed” said, Rajesh Kumar, IAS, Mission Director, UPSDM.

Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC), has emerged as India’s Largest Vocational Training Network for the Apparel Sector with over 200 ATDCs including 65 ATDC Vocational Institutes and over 135 ATDC- SMART Centres and Skill Camps present in major Apparel clusters spread across 23 states including two centres in Northeast.

The Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC) under the aegis of AEPC was registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act 1860 on February 15, 1991 at New Delhi with the mission to upgrade the technical skills of the human resources employed in the Garment Industry and had started 11 training centres in 1996.

ATDC is India’s Apparel export Sector’s preferred source for skilled shop floor workforce and different tiers of professional for job profiles such as * Sewing Machine Operator * Pattern Engineer *Machine Technicians/ Mechanics, * Surface Ornamentation Specialists * Apparel Production Supervisors * Quality Controllers * Industrial Engineers, etc.

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