Apparel, Made-Ups & Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council (AMH SSC) and National Backward Classes Finance and Development Corporation (NBCFDC), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt of India have launched a big programme for the members of Nomadic Tribes in the country.
AMH SSC and NBCFDC, together, are training more than 3000 candidates of members of OBC in the Apparel Trade, out of which 10% training would be for the members of Nomadic Tribes. The Training Programme under the Job role ‘Hand Embroiderer’ was recently kick started for 20 girls of Nomadic Tribes at Kanhai village, Gurgaon.
The course was inaugurated by Mr. Bhiku Ramji Idate, Chairman National Commission for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi Nomadic Tribes. The function was also attended by Mr. K Narayan, MD, NBCFDC and Dr Roopak Vasishtha, CEO, AMH SSC. Representatives of industry; namely Mr. Shalabh Srivastava of Matrix Clothing and Mr. Vikas Kapoor of Orient Craft were also present in the function. They gave assurance to students that successful candidates would suitably be appointed by them.
Apparel, Made-Ups & Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council (AMH SSC) has been formulated by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Govt of India and NSDC to develop Skills repository for Apparel value chain, National Occupational Standards in the industry, establish well- structured Sector specific Labour Market Information System and improvise the training delivery value chain, including third party assessments and certifications. The mandate given to the Council includes creation of National Occupational Standards, Affiliating Training Providers in Apparel Training and assessing and certifying the trainees of such Institutes/Training Providers.
The Council has been given an ambitious target of certifying more than 2 million persons till 2022 in the Skilling Courses for the Apparel sector.
Note: Based on the press release shared by Dr. Roopak Vasishtha, CEO, Apparel, Made-Ups & Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council (AMH SSC)