Samarth Scheme for Textile Sector being implemented
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Welfare schemes & GS-III – Biotechnology
- The Samarth-Scheme for Capacity Building in the Textiles Sector was recently in news.
- Ministry: The Ministry of Textiles
Important value additions
- 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.