‘RUNway to Skilled India’ the book authored by Dr Darlie O Koshy, DG & CEO, ATDC India will be launched at the International Craft Week’ on from February 18-21, 2021. The formal launch of the book on February 19, 2021, will be attended by Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship as the chief guest.
The book focuses on India's skilling efforts and how RUN: Re-skilling, Up-Skilling. New-Skilling (RUN SUCCESS) can value add to India's economy while empowering youth and women. This endeavour aims to bring into focus India’s largest traditional skill legacy through crafts which are even today practiced by numerous local communities and have continued to possess the tacit and explicit knowhow and insights learned through ages exemplifying why is so important for India. The book will be available in both hardbound and paperback.
Endorsements came from many of the industry experts, during a prelaunch webinar organized by DFU Publications, such as T.V. Mohandas Pai , Chairman, Aarin Capital and Manipal Global Education says, "The book is a persuasive call to rediscover the innate skills germane to our people and to reorient the skill development in the Country on a sustainable track" and "Dr. Koshy’s new book is a convincing advocacy of the concept of Re-skilling, Up- Skiiling, New skilling, ‘RUN’ as Dr. Darlie Koshy calls it, and the way it has been presented and argued has not been done before", says Ajit Seth, a Former Cabinet Secretary, GoI, likewise among other says Dr. Subroto Bagchi, Chairman of Odisha Skill Development Authority, "I wanted to tell you that I love every sentence of the book. A must read for everyone in the Skill World!”
Dr. (Prof.) Darlie O. Koshy is a visionary Educationist, persuasive administrator, International Speaker and noted author of books like “India Design Edge”. Dr Koshy has an experience spanning 43 years out of which 33 years have been with NIFT, NID, IAM and ATDC (of AEPC).