ATDC Honoured With ‘VTP’ Award

ATDC Honoured With ‘VTP’ Award

Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC), a major Vocational Training Provider for the apparel industry was awarded ‘Best Vocational Training Provider (VTP) 2016’ by “Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India” (ASSOCHAM) at a function held in Shangri-La Hotel, New Delhi.

The award was conferred by Rajiv Pratap Rudy, minister of skill development & employment. Darlie Koshy, DG&CEO of ATDC, received the award on behalf of the organisation, G. S. Madan, VC, ATDC was also present.

ATDC has been selected for its contribution to large scale quality skilling of Indian youth specially women in rural/mofussils and semi-urban areas for meeting the rapidly changing requirements of apparel sector.

Speaking on the occasion, Rudy said “We always talk about doctors, engineers, professors and other professionals but we hardly talk about skills. The word skill was never part of our system. Our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi understood the importance of skill development and created skill development ministry. There was a need to create this ministry”, he said.


Darlie Koshy, DG & CEO-ATDC& IAM said “ATDC heralded the large scale quality skill training in apparel sector on a Pan-India basis. ATDC Team is proud to receive this award after training over 1,60,000 candidates in short term and nearly 40,000 candidates in longer duration programmes.