SAMARTH Scheme - PIB - 22/12/22
Under the SAMARTH Scheme of Textile Ministry, more than 13,235 artisans have been trained in the last three years.
-Samarth (Scheme for Capacity Building In Textile Sector) is a flagship skill development scheme approved in continuation to the Integrated Skill Development Scheme for 12th Five Year Plan (FYP), Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs.
-The office of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) is implementing the SAMARTH to provide skill training to handicraft artisans under the component ‘Skill Development in Handicrafts Sector’ of National Handicrafts Development Programme (NHDP).
-To provide demand-driven, placement-oriented skilling programmes to incentivize the efforts of the industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors to promote skilling and skill up-gradation in the traditional sectors through respective sectoral divisions/organizations of the Ministry of Textile.
-To provide livelihood to all sections of the society across the country.
->Other Schemes of the Textile Sector:
-Scheme for Integrated Textile Park (SITP): Launched in 2005, it aims to provide the industry with world-class state of the art infrastructure facilities for setting up their textile units.
-Power-Tex India: It is an all-inclusive scheme that's made for the development of the power loom sector which further addresses the unheard needs of the power loom sector.
-Silk Samagra Scheme: It focuses on improving the quality and productivity of domestic silk thereby reducing the country’s dependence on imported silk. etc..
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