The Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) signed an MOU with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) for training and skilling workers in the rapidly growing textile/fashion related sectors. Imparting employment-oriented training and encouraging entrepreneurship through skill development to the youth and women is the aim of the MoU, which has been signed for an initial period of two years. Skill-training programs will be offered by ATDC and APSSDC in the capital for the rural population engaged in the land pooling process.
School dropouts and college graduates from all over the state are the target groups. ATDC will offer specific vocational training programs according to the skills needed for the job and industry demands.
As Darlie Koshy, DG&CEO of ATDC said that ATDC would not leave any stone unturned to impart the necessary skills to empower students, which would help them in getting jobs and starting their own business. That special emphasis would be laid to impart soft skill and communications to groom trainees. This MoU is set to be a significant help to achieve and train maximum people. Koshy also said that ATDC is planning to set up a training centre in Tenali with the support of NSL Textiles (Guntur Garments) 28 kms from Vijayawada, immediately.