Apparel Skill Conclave, a two-day event, was recently held in Ranchi. Organised by the JSLPS (Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society), the event discussed the training and placement issues related to DDU-GKY (Deen Dayal Upadhyay Grameen Kaushal Yojana).
The tour also helped the participants understand the mobilisation and training capabilities of training partners, training gaps, possibility of desirable customisation in skilling methodology to make trainees industry ready, challenges of migration and on the job training related issues.
Day 2 of the event was dedicated to highlight the opportunities for both training agencies and employers under DDU-GKY. Panel discussions, moderated by Shalabh Srivastava, Founder, Gunina Solutions, on the topics ‘Creating Industry Ready Workforce through Skill Eco System’ and ‘Improvising the existing scope for placement’ also took place.
During the event, it was highlighted that the training provided by training centres required customization as per the products and processes. It was then brought upon that to handle the gap, training centres and employers need to work in synergy. Employers should send a technical team of supervisors, industrial engineers, quality team during the training period at these centres to help them customize the training.
The event concluded with a joint commitment to create sustainable skill eco system in Jharkhand.
Renowned apparel exporters namely, Arvind Limited, Pearl Global Industries Limited, Shahi Exports, Cotton Blossom (India) Private Limited, Best Corporation, Atlas Processing Mills, Kitex Limited, Prateek Apparels, Sahana Clothing Company Private Limited, participated in the event.
Other participants included NSDC, AMH-SSC, JSDM, NULM and their respective training partners, namely IL&FS, OCFIT, NIAM, Wazir Advisors, GCS, ID Tech, Sona-Yukti.