On a “Mission to Movement” tour, President of India, Pranab Mukherjee along with Madhya Pradesh Governor Om Prakash Kohli, visited Chhindwara centre of Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC) this week to get the first-hand demonstration of different workstations including cutting machines, the computerized sewing machines and the pattern making room.
The President also interacted with the Sewing Machine Operator course students under ISDS, MoT and B. Vocational course candidates at the Integrated Campus. He appreciated the infrastructure and quality of training at ATDC and the trainers focus on providing maximum hands-on technical skills through practical approach supported by factory visits and intern-ships.
Darlie Koshy, DG & CEO, ATDC said, “The President’s visit would accelerate the enthusiasm and commitment towards skill India efficiency for empowering Women and Youth. Skill is the new Mantra for the innovation and Digital age economy. Apparel sector provides very positive Labor-Capital ratio and has huge employment potential for all family members from 18 to 50 and particularly women and disadvantaged youth.”
The ATDC is committed towards the Skill India Mission dedicated to apparel sector and has emerged as the largest Vocational Training Provider for the textile-apparel-chain offering a comprehensive bouquet of courses for career progression in an integrated manner by creating a step ladder training eco-system with clear focus to level the skill of aspirational Indian youth for the rapidly growing export-domestic apparel sectors.