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EXPLAINED : SAMARTH SCHEME FOR TEXTILE SECTOR

EXPLAINED : SAMARTH SCHEME FOR TEXTILE SECTOR

About Samarth Scheme

The ‘Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS)’ to be known by the name “समर्थ (Samarth)”, which signifies the broad objective of the scheme to skill the youth for gainful and sustainable employment in the textile sector.

Objectives of the Scheme

  1. To provide demand driven, placement oriented National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) compliant skilling programmes to incentivize and supplement the efforts of the industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors, covering the entire value chain of textile, excluding Spinning and Weaving.
  2. To promote skilling and skill upgradation in the traditional sectors of handlooms, handicrafts, sericulture and jute.
  3. To enable provision of sustainable livelihood either by wage or self employment to all sections of the society across the country.

It would target to train 10.00 lakh persons (9 lakhs in organised & 1 lakh in traditional sector).

Implementing Agencies of the Scheme

  • Textile Industry.
  • Institutions/Organization of the Ministry of Textiles/State Governments having training infrastructure and placement tie-ups with textile industry.
  • Reputed training institutions/ NGOs/ Societies/ Trusts/ Organizations/ Companies /Startups / Entrepreneurs active in textile sector having placement tie-ups with textile industry.

Schemes of the Textile Sector 

  • Scheme for Integrated Textile Park (SITP)
  • Power-Tex India
  • Silk Samagra Scheme
  • Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS)
  • National Handloom Day
  • Jute ICARE
  • National Technical Textile Mission

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