ASAP organized an industry roundtable meeting at the Collectorate Conference Hall ,Alappuzha on August 29th 2017, which was aimed at synergizing  the local industries with ASAP. The meeting was inaugurated by Smt. Anupama TV IAS, District Collector, Alappuzha and the Presidential address was delivered by Mrs. Louly M V (General Manager, District Industries Centre, Alappuzha). In his welcome address Dr.K.P.Jaikiran, Head Curriculum Design and Logistics Sector, ASAP, outlined the salient aspects of ASAP skill training and also the need for strengthening industry connections. In the keynote address, Mr. PM Riyas, Head Strategy (ASAP) emphasized on the proactive role to be taken by industry 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 the various job roles.