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India’s ATDC to organize seminar on ‘Careers in Apparel Industry’

Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC), India’s largest vocational training network for the apparel sector, will hold a seminar on ‘Careers in Fashion & Apparel Sector’ on June 24 at its campus in Pardeshipura, Indore. Dr. Jayantilal Bhandari, an eminent Career Counselor, will be the Keynote Speaker at the seminar. The other key speakers for the day will be Dr. Dinesh Chandra Rathi –Deputy Director of Swami Vivekanand Career Guidance Scheme, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh; […]


Make apparels to suit market demands: Jharkhand CM to weavers

Chief Minister of Jharkhand (India) Raghubar Das has advised weaving community in the state to focus on “preparing apparels to suit the market demands more” while inaugurating a three-day fashion festival organized by Jharcraft in the capital city Ranchi. He also urged Jharcraft to manufacture more “marketable and fashionable” products. The Chief Minister also announced to bring nearly 4.82 lakh women under the new skill development programme as weaving industry is hinging crucially on the […]


ATDC aims to open ‘Regional Training Hub’ in Gujarat, India

Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC), one of the largest quality vocational training providers for the garment industry in India, is exploring opportunities in Gujarat to set-up a new Regional Training Hub there with a specific end-goal to fulfil the steadily expanding requirement of skilled youth in the speedily developing textile-related sectors. The Centre plans to set-up “India International Skill Centre” with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), ATDC-SMART centres, and Apparel Design Centre with focus on “Innovative Designs”, in major textile and apparel clusters of […]

May 30, 2017


The Bedding Themes to focus on home market

The Bedding Themes (TBT), Noida-(India) based home furnishing manufacturer, which is into exports from last 18 years, is now shifting its focus market to venture into the domestic market. Economic sluggishness in international market, increasing cost of production, labour issues, taxation policies, and hassles in exports are some of the reasons that have pushed the company to take this step. With the total expenditure of Rs. 7 crore, the manufacturer will launch a new domestic […]


New centre in Sri Lanka to train youth for garment industry

A collaborative initiative between Security Force Headquarters-Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) and the District Secretary for Mullaittivu and garment industrialists to establish a new garment factory in Sri Lanka has given a pathway to a new training centre. The training centre has been launched in order to train potential 35 ladies and youths who are later expected to join the garment industry. Introduced by Global Design Tex (Pvt.) Ltd., the training centre will provide garment industry job opportunities […]


GIGT (India) seeks industry support to train youth for tomorrow

India-based Government Institute of Garment Technology (GIGT) is looking for assistance from the garment industry to provide polished training to the students for their better future and make them more worthy for the industry. While underlining that modern machines in the garment and textile industry are being imported at unit cost of nearly Rs. 2 crore, Jatinder Singh, Principal, GIGT, highlighted, “Once the construction work is done at the Hall Gate, I will request the […]


Urja 2017: ATDC decides next course of action

Urja 2017-Regional Managers’ Meet of India’s Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) – largest quality vocational training provider in the garment industry of the country, has not only sets its eye on the new financial years’ skilling targets but also attempted to chart a new roadmap for taking up fresh projects and programmes under various skill ministries of State Governments. The two-day intensive meet was held at the ATDC National Headquarter in Gurgaon, Haryana recently. […]


Madhya Pradesh (India) puts Skill Development at top of its agenda

An MoU has been signed between Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) and Madhya Pradesh State Skill Development Mission (MPSSDM) to train 10,000 youth every year. Chief Minister of the state Shivraj Singh Chauhan and other dignitaries were present on the occasion of MoU signing. The CM said, “Skill development is the need of the hour. It will make the huge population of the country our strength.” The MoU has been inked initially for the […]


India’s ATDC launches ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ programme in Punjab

Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC), India’s largest quality vocational training provider in the garment industry, has launched “Recognition of Prior Learning” (RPL) Programme under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana ( PMKVY) 2.0, the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, at the factory premises of KG Exports in Ludhiana, Punjab, on 8th, May, 2017. RPL is a robust platform to provide recognition to the skills acquired through informal learning and bring […]


Mahendraganj (Meghalaya) gets apparel production centre

Meghalaya Resource and Employment Generation Council recently inaugurated the first-ever apparel production centre at Mahendraganj in South West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya, India, set up by the Guwahati-based Voluntary Association for Social Upliftment (VASU). Equipped with 25 machines, the production centre has been established through funding from Department of Commerce and Industries, Government of Meghalaya, and will accommodate 25 working professionals to produce high-quality apparel and garments. During the inauguration programme, Chairperson of the […]


Ludhiana’s (India) textile industry draws out 10 demands

Newly formed State Government in Punjab (India) has decided to prepare a new textile policy with special focus on aligning it with Central Government’s textile policy. Punjab Government is taking suggestions from the industry and various meetings have also been conducted in this regard. One such meeting was held in Ludhiana also in which Mahesh Khanna, GM, DIC, Ludhiana discussed the requirements with leading textile players of the city. Ajit Lakra, President of the Ludhiana […]


Labour shortage pushes India Today Fashions to start factory in Gurgaon

Though Jaipur (India) is a cost-effective garment manufacturing hub, especially when compared to Delhi-NCR, but labour shortage is an issue there which forced India Today Fashions, an apparel exporter based in the region, to start a new unit in Gurgaon (Haryana). The company is well aware with extra cost of production that it will have to bear in Gurgaon, coupled with logistic cost and that it will have to coordinate from Jaipur…, but as the […]


CII-Avantha to organize training programme on Root Cause Analysis

CII – Avantha Centre for Competitiveness for SMEs, an India-based consultancy, is organizing a two-day Training Programme on ‘Root Cause Analysis and Advanced Problem Solving Tool’ on 16th – 17th May 2017 in Chennai, India. The training programme will cover advanced problem solving tools such as relations diagram, affinity diagram, and more. Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a problem-solving method aimed at identifying the root causes of problems. It is believed that problems are best solved by attempting to correct […]


Covestro, STEM set-up ‘Mini Science Centres’ in Greater Noida (India)

Germany-based Covestro AG, the global manufacturer of high-performance polymer materials, in collaboration with STEM Learning Pvt. Ltd., has inaugurated a mini science centre at Jesus & Mary Convent School, Greater Noida, India. This centre aims to enhance awareness among teachers and students about the value of learning, with a special focus on science and mathematics. The proposed centre will be placed closer to Covestro India’s plants and office locations. According to Covestro, with a mission […]


India’s Amity University holds conference on fashion, apparel & textile industry

Amity University, Noida (India), recently organized a national conference on Fashion Apparel & Textile – an annual event that witnessed participation of leading players in the industry and faculty members from reputed institutes across the world. The conference majorly focused on: Sustainable to Innovative Fashion and Textile: Road to Success, Innovation in Marketing & Merchandising; Skill Development in Textile & Apparel Sector, Innovative Technologies in Textile  and Garment Sector; and Sustainable Textiles. Prof. Pradeep Joshi, […]

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