July 15, 2024

ATDC Celebrates 33rd Foundation Day With Distribution Of BVoc Degrees

The Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC) celebrated its 33rd foundation day with a ceremony held at Apparel House, where degrees were distributed to students of the Bachelor of Vocation (BVoc) degree course. Rohit Kansal, Addl. Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest, emphasizing the importance of both technical and soft skills in today’s job market.

Rohit Kansal commended ATDC for bridging the skill gap by providing training tailored to industry needs. He highlighted the potential for ATDC’s successful training models to be expanded globally through strategic partnerships with other countries.

Addressing the textiles export sector, Kansal expressed optimism about achieving the target of $40 billion in exports, emphasizing the need for investment in capital, machinery and skills to realize this goal.

During the ceremony, Kansal awarded BVoc degrees to candidates who have already secured employment in various roles within garment manufacturing and exporting factories.

ATDC was also acknowledged for its partnerships with stakeholders such as Marks & Spencer, P.A.C.E. Community, Gap Inc., and others, who have contributed to skill vocational training.

Sudhir Sekhri, Chairman, AEPC, thanked Kansal for his support and applauded the achievements of ATDC students who have successfully completed their BVoc programme and are contributing to the industry. Rakesh Vaid, Sr. Vice-Chairman, ATDC, expressed gratitude for the government’s support and acknowledged the contributions of various partners and stakeholders in ATDC’s growth. Vijay Mathur, Director General & CEO, ATDC, welcomed dignitaries and students, highlighting ATDC’s journey since its inception in 1991.

The celebration also included a fashion show featuring garments inspired by the theme of Bharat-Tex 2024, showcasing the creativity and skills of ATDC students.

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