Complying with Prime Ministers’ Skill India Campaign, Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC), India’s largest vocational training provider for the apparel sector, organised a series of competitions and workshops in all ATDCs’ major centers Pan-India to commemorate World Youth Skill Day being celebrated on July 15, 2016.
ATDC's vision is encapsulated in ‘imparting skills and improving lives.’ Spread across the length and breadth of India with about 200 centre include 65 ATDC vocational institutes and over 135 ATDC-SMART centers and skill camps, it has successfully trained approx. two lakh fifty thousand students by far, since its inception, and under ISDS above 1,86,000 in the Pilot & Main phase.
The National Skill Mission which was launched by the PM on World Youth Skill Day last year aiming to increase unemployment opportunity by enhancing skills of the youth completed a year. Most centers of ATDC saw a huge number of students gathered to participate, taking the zeal even among the organizers to new zeniths.
ATDC chairman said that in the last one year, considerable progress has been achieved towards skilling Indian youth. The Textile Sector especially Apparel being downstream has maximum potential for employment generation especially for women and youth.