ATDC to Expand in Gujarat; Boost Apparel Economy


29 May 2017:  Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) India’s Largest Quality Vocational Training Provider for the Apparel sector, met with senior government officials in Gujarat to expand its footprint by opening a new centre and also setting up a Regional Training Hub at Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar with a specific end goal to fulfill the steadily expanding requirement of skilled youth in the rapidly developing textile related sectors.

Sri.HKLMagu Vice Chairman AEPC and Dr. Darlie Koshy, DG and CEO, ATDC met with Chief Secretary, Dr. J.N. Singh alongwith  Senior  government officials.

Dr. Darlie Koshy – DG and CEO, ATDC said, “Gujarat is one of the fastest developing Textile Apparel Manufacturing clusters. ATDC has state -of -art infrastructure offering shop floor, supervisory and managerial skills to make industry- ready workforce. This will enable us to make new Skill Development forays in the State of Gujarat as we propose to set up a “Regional Training Hub in Ahmedabad / Gandhinagar, with  additional training  centres in the State”.

ATDC plans to set up“India  International Skill Centre”, with NSDC, additional ATDC-SMART centres in Major Textile-Apparel Clusters in Gujarat State and Apparel Design Centre (as Fashion and Crafts Design and Innovation Cells) with focus on “Innovative Designs” for Apparel Industry to create new brands and global fashions for youth. There are also plans to commence B. Voc. courses in Gujarat..

Headquartered in Gurugram, ATDC under the aegis of AEPC has emerged as India’s Largest Vocational Training Network for the Apparel Sector whose presence currently spans 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 & 85 cities Pan India.