Continuing with its training programs and workshops in the apparel industry, ATDC (Apparel Training & Design Centre), India’s largest vocational training network for the apparel sector organised a three day workshop on ‘Skill Knowledge Enhancement’ aimed at training the supervisors and floor managers.
The workshop was held at ATDC Gurgaon where industry experts guided the participants. Nimish Dave, CEO & Founder, The Idea Smith; Neera Chandra, Consultant; Team of Experts from Shahi Exports under the guidance of J D Giri, Director, Shahi Exports imparted training to the participants. More than 30 participants from various industries of apparel sector attended the workshop. Prominent among them were Blackberry’s (KLPL), Blackberry’s (AVM), Shahi Exports, Gupta Exim India and Panorama Industries.
The training was professionally designed so that the participants could understand their roles and responsibilities and also learn the ‘best practices’ from leading experts of the apparel industry. They learnt that they should focus on productivity, quality and cost, without which, one cannot contribute to the optimum utilization of the resources and growth of organization. Focus areas at the workshop were garment classifications, measurements techniques, fundamental of specs sheets, seam and stitches, industrial engineering basics, workflow in the apparel industry, SAM/SMV calculations, productivity and quality improvement and compliances in the factory.
Darlie Koshy, DG & CEO ATDC & IAM said, “While this three-day training programme has given the impetus for supervisory staff to especially look at industrial engineering, cost saving methods and labour control and motivation, it is necessary that training is taken as a continuous process. We need to train staff at every level including the labour force to become more efficient and productive. He requested the export community to continuously focus on training and retraining for better commitments and for improving competitiveness.”