ATDC Signs MOU with UPSDM to Enhance Skill Development

ATDC Signs MOU with UPSDM to Enhance Skill Development

Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission (UPSDM). The MOU was signed between Rajesh Kumar, IAS, Mission Director of UPSDM and Dr. Darlie Koshy, DG & CEO, ATDC at UPSDM office, Lucknow. The MOU was signed in the presence of other senior officials of UPSDM and ATDC.

UPSDM has tied up to advance the skill sector in the state by offering 24 courses with the target to uplift 8000 unemployed youth in the next three years in all UP centres i.e Noida, Kanpur, Ghaziabad, Agra, Unnao, Lucknow, Pratapgarh, Barabanki, Barailly, Shahjahanpur, Varanasi, Ajamgarh and Kannauj.

On the occasion, Darlie Koshy has informed that ATDC is in the process of upgrading Lucknow Centre to an ATDC Hub having a capacity to train approx. 600 candidates per annum in short as well as longer duration skill development courses in near future.

“UPSDM today signed a MoU with ATDC under which the institution will provide youth training in apparel design and eighty per cent of the young people in it will be provided employment. To provide skill training and employment opportunities to the youth, 17 Flexi MoU’s have been signed,” Rajesh Kumar said.

ATDC has emerged as India’s Largest Vocational Training Network for the apparel sector with over 200 ATDCs including 65 ATDC vocational institutes and over 135 ATDC-SMART centres and skill camps present in major Apparel clusters spread across 23 states including two centres in Northeast.

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