July 27: The Ministry of Textiles implemented the umbrella skilling scheme of the Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS) during 2010-2018 for skill development and capacity building of workers across the textile value chain. In further continuation, the revamped skilling scheme of Samarth-Scheme for Capacity Building in the Textile Sector (SCBTS) was launched in 2017-18. Samarth provides a demand-driven, placement-oriented National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) compliant skilling programme to supplement the efforts of the industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors, covering the entire value chain of textiles, excluding Spinning and Weaving, which have been converged under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) of M/o Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. Samarth Scheme has been extended up to March 2024. State/UT-wise details of training centres operating in the country under the Samarth scheme are given in Annexure-I.
ISDS was operational up to 2017-18. The details of the number of beneficiaries under Samarth during the last three years and the current year, State/UT-wise including Tamil Nadu are given in Annexure-II.
Ministry of Textiles is implementing Samarth Scheme on a Pan India basis, including small cities. Ministry of Textiles has been implementing various schemes viz, Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA), Amended Technology Upgradation Scheme (ATuFS), Silk Samagra, National Handloom Development Programme, National Handicraft Development Programme, Integrated Wool Development Programme (IWDP), National Technical Textile Mission (NTTM), Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) etc. catering exclusively for the development of the textile sector in the country.
Details of textiles training centres operating in the country under the Samarth scheme, State/UT-wise:
(as of 20.07.2023)
|S. No.||State/ UT||Number of training centres|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar||1|
|13||Jammu and Kashmir||24|
|30||The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||7|
Details of beneficiaries under the Samarth Scheme during the last three years and current year, state/UT wise including Tamil Nadu:
|S. No.||State/ UT||Number of beneficiaries trained during last 3 years & current year|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar||66|
|13||Jammu and Kashmir||1,711|
|30||The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||1,522|
(as on 20.07.2023)
This information was given by the Minister of State for the Ministry of Textiles, Smt. Darshana Jardosh in a written reply today in the Lok Sabha.Disclaimer: We donot claim that the images used as part of the news published are always owned by us. From time to time, we use images sourced as part of news or any related images or representations. Kindly take a look at our image usage policy on how we select the image that are used as part of the news.