ASAP organized an industry roundtable meeting at the Collectorate Conference Hall, Pathanamthitta on 19 October 2017, which aimed at synergizing the local industries with ASAP. The meeting was inaugurated by Smt. Anu S Nair ADM. The Presidential address was delivered by General Manager, District Industries Centre, Pathanamthitta. In his welcome address Shri Vivekanandan Nair, Head, Communication Division, outlined the salient aspects of ASAP skill training and also the need for strengthening industry connections. In the keynote address, Dr KP Jaikiram, Head Curriculum and Content Development & Logistic sector,  (ASAP), emphasized on the proactive role to be taken by industries in Skill Training. Leading industry representatives of the district attended the meeting. In the discussions that followed, industry representatives spoke about their need for skilled manpower and also the limitations being faced by them in finding suitable candidates for various job roles. District Programme Manager, Shri Anoop P delivered the vote of thanks.