Skill development plays an important role in the growth of Indian Textile industry and various institutes across India are doing their best for the same. Their efforts have been recognized by the industry body ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India), one of the apex trade associations of India which is almost 100 years old.
Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC) had received the best higher vocational education institute award and NIFT TEA Knitwear Fashion Institute, has been awarded as best professional institute for skill development with the gold trophy by ASSOCHAM. The awards were given recently during ASSOCHAM Summit – Cum – Awards held at Delhi.
Union State Minister for Skill Development gave this award to Rakesh Vaid, Senior Vice Chairman and Dr. Darlie Koshy, Director General & CEO, ATDC. Under the aegis of AEPC (Apparel Export Promotion Council), the official body of Indian apparel exporters, Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC), has emerged as India’s largest vocational training network for the apparel sector with nearly 175 centres across India.
On the other hand, Tirupur-based NIFT TEA Knitwear Fashion Institute has been implementing skill training for programs for the industry needs with good placement record, has been recognized for its outstanding contribution in skill development. .K. Mohanasundaram, Skill Chairman of NIFT TEA and K.J. Sivagnanam, Head, NIFT TEA – Skill Development received an award certificate and Trophy.