Training of differently-abled children
Training of vulnerable groups of trafficking
Prisoners rehabilitation program
Free training to widows and destitutes
Mobile Training Centre, under skill development initiatives for the rural women of Tirupur
Apparel Training and Design Centre(ATDC)
The training activities of ATDC's have been streamlined in 21 ATDC hubs, 20 satellite skill development projects and other centers through, 8 flagships and 6 core courses. The flagship courses aim to improve efficiency, productivity and quality in the Apparel sector while core courses aim to provide required skills and competencies.
Target to roll- out 50,000 students per year
Institute of Apparel Management (IAM)
Market Development Assistance As per MDA guidelines, any exporter who is a member of AEPC with atleast 12 months of membership and export turnover of the company less than 15 crores rupees in the preceding financial year can avail the MDA grant for participating in overseas trade fairs. The MDA eligibility area-wise is given below for a particular financial year:
Rationalization of the excise duty regime - The inverted duty structure that prevailed earlier with higher duties for fibers and filaments and lower for fabric has been rectified to some extent.
Although the optional zero duty route for the cotton value chain has helped a large number of yarn and fabric manufacturers , excise duty route is still adopted by a lot of people in order to take cenvat credit for expenses made on dyes and chemicals, packing and other inputs.