PIB | 26 Jul, 2023
of Textiles had implemented the umbrella skilling scheme of Integrated
Skill Development Scheme (ISDS) during 2010-2018 for skill development
and capacity building of workers across textile value chain. In further
continuation, the revamped skilling scheme of Samarth-Scheme for
Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS) was launched in 2017-18. Samarth
provides 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 upto March, 2024. State/UT-wise
details of training centres operating in the country under Samarth
scheme are given in Annexure-I.
was operational upto 2017-18. The details of 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.
of Textiles is implementing Samarth Scheme on 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 development of textile sector in the country.