Status Update on Integrated Skill Development Scheme in Textile Sector

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A stakeholder meeting was organised under Samarth-Scheme for Capacity Building in Textiles sector (SCBTS) on 14.05.2018 to familiarize the stakeholders about the scheme and its guidelines. In addition, regular interactive meetings are taking place at regular intervals with stakeholders in the Ministry on Samarth Scheme Implementation. State Governments are also associated in the implementation of various other schemes/projects of Ministry of Textiles.

Under Samarth Scheme for Capacity Building in Textiles sector(SCBTS), so far a total of 21 State Government agencies from 18 States have agreed to partner with the Ministry under the scheme. The Ministry has accorded in-principle approval for allocation of over 3.5 lakh targets to the agencies nominated by State Governments to undertake training programme under the scheme. Details of State government agencies and allocated targets are:

List of the State Government Agencies allocated training target under Samarth

S. No.Name of Implementing AgencyStateTarget Approved
1Arunachal Pradesh Handloom & Handicrafts Society Lt.Arunachal Pradesh1,050
2Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development InstituteJammu & Kashmir600
3Indian Institute of Handloom Technology, KannurKerala1,975
4Handloom & Handicrafts Wing, Directorate of Commerce & IndustriesMizoram6940
5Handloom & TextilesTamil Nadu1,400
6Telangana State Textile Complex Cooperative SocietyTelangana1,440
7U P Industrial Cooperative Association LtdUttar Pradesh20,160
8Khadi Village Industries Board (UPKVIB)Uttar Pradesh48,000
9Institute of Entrepreneurship Development, KanpurUttar Pradesh30,840
10Uttarakhand Skill Development Society, DehradunUttarakhand25,000
11Director of Handlooms & Textiles-Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh12,000
12Assam Skill Development MissionAssam17,065
13Handloom Textiles & Sericulture DepartmentAssam50,000
14Madhya Pradesh Laghu Udyog NigamMadhya Pradesh13050
15Directorate of Skill DevelopmentTripura3,540
16Karnataka State Textile Infrastructure Development Corporation LimitedKarnataka52,580
17Institute of Entrepreneurship Development OdishaOdisha3,150
18Department of Textiles, Commerce & Industry, Directorate of Handlooms & Textiles, Government of ManipurManipur25000
19Directorate of Industries & CommerceHaryana42,480
20Directorate of Sericulture & WeavingMeghalaya7,200
21Directorate of Handloom, Sericulture & handicraftJharkhand3,200


This information was given by the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, in written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

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