Samarth Scheme for Textile Sector being implemented

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  • September 23, 2020
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Samarth Scheme for Textile Sector being implemented

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Welfare schemes & GS-III – Biotechnology

In news

  • The Samarth-Scheme for Capacity Building in the Textiles Sector was recently in news.
  • Ministry: The Ministry of Textiles 

Important value additions

Samarth Scheme

  • It was approved by Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in 2017.
  • Objective: (1) To ensure steady supply of skilled manpower in the labour-intensive textile sector; (2) Provide demand driven, placement oriented skills which shall be compliant to National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF); (3) To cover the entire value chain of textile, excluding Spinning and Weaving; (4) Promote skilling and skill upgradation in the traditional sectors of handlooms, handicrafts, sericulture and jute; (5) Enable provision of sustainable livelihood either by wage or self-employment.

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