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A total of 11.14 lakh persons trained in various diverse segments of Textiles under the comprehensive Integrated Skill Development Scheme

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A total of 11.14 lakh persons trained in various diverse segments of Textiles under the comprehensive Integrated Skill Development Scheme


Employment provided to 8.43 lakh persons

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29 JUL 2021 5:18PM by PIB Delhi

With a view to create a robust human resources for the textiles sector, particularly the need for trained and skilled workforce in all segment of the textiles sector, Ministry of Textiles has been implementing various skill development schemes and programmes since the financial year 2010-11. Under the comprehensive Integrated Skill Development Scheme(ISDS), a total of 11.14 lakh persons have been trained during FY 2010-11 to 2017-18, in various diverse segments of textiles covering textiles and apparel, jute, spinning, weaving, technical textiles, sericulture, handloom and handicrafts of which 8.43 lakh persons have been employed.

In further continuation, Ministry of Textiles has extended the skill development programme in the form of Samarth- Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector for a period upto 2023-24 with the objective 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 textiles, excluding Spinning and Weaving in organized sector. The training programme under the scheme is implemented through State Government Agencies, Textile Industry/ Industry Associations and Sectoral Organizations of Ministry. Training programme for about 3.3 lakh beneficiaries allocated to various implementing partners after due process of empanelling and physical verification of training centres is progressing at various stages. State-wise details of progress of Samarth scheme is given at Annexure.

Samarth Scheme is implemented across the country including backward, rural tribal and hilly areas. State government agencies and sectoral organizations of Ministry have been allocated targets for training programme in these areas to promote the traditional textiles such as handlooms, silk, jute and handicrafts.           

Need-based skill upgradation programmes for handloom workers in technical areas viz. weaving, dyeing, designing, etc., earlier conducted under National Handloom Development Scheme, Comprehensive Handloom Cluster Development Scheme (CHCDS) are now undertaken under Samarth scheme. Further, the Government imparts various training programmes and schemes for promotion, development and generation of employment for artisans of handicraft sector under “National Handicraft Development Programme (NHDP)” and Comprehensive Handicrafts Cluster Development Scheme (CHCDS) to provide sustainable livelihood opportunities to the artisans.

Annexure

State-wise details of progress of training programme under Samarth scheme

 

S. No.

State

Trained

In-Training

Placed

1

ANDHRA PRADESH

764

458

544

2

ASSAM

661

90

105

3

BIHAR

252

150

21

4

CHHATTISGARH

342

200

196

5

DAMAN & DIU

478

141

336

6

DELHI

437

288

193

7

GUJARAT

1291

1022

842

8

HARYANA

1846

651

993

9

HIMACHAL PRADESH

28

0

0

10

JAMMU AND KASHMIR

145

90

0

11

JHARKHAND

431

90

137

12

KARNATAKA

3862

2258

2119

13

KERALA

173

110

131

14

MADHYA PRADESH

637

279

219

15

MAHARASHTRA

1525

900

890

16

MANIPUR

190

0

0

17

MIZORAM

110

0

0

18

NAGALAND

133

0

0

19

ODISHA

422

115

68

20

PUDUCHERRY

28

30

0

21

PUNJAB

256

90

94

22

RAJASTHAN

954

450

705

23

SIKKIM

17

0

0

24

TAMIL NADU

6337

4114

4738

25

TELANGANA

914

296

528

26

TRIPURA

94

50

0

27

UTTAR PRADESH

2274

1541

738

28

UTTARAKHAND

86

70

0

29

WEST BENGAL

269

150

104

 

Total

24956

13633

13701

 

This information was given in a written reply by the Minister of State for Textiles Smt. Darshana Jardosh in Rajya Sabha today.

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(Release ID: 1740346)
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