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Union Ministry of Textile: Samarth Scheme Details, Features, Objective



Union Ministry of Textile: Samarth Scheme- Details, Features, Objective

Samarth Scheme is an initiative of Ministry of Textiles, approved by Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in December 2017.

Samarth Scheme main objective is to skill the youth for gainful and sustainable employment in textile sector covering entire value chain of textiles, excluding spinning and weaving.

Samarth Scheme is intended to provide demand-driven, placement oriented National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) compliant skilling programmes to incentivize and supplement efforts of industry in creating jobs in textiles sectors.

Samarth Scheme targets to train 10 lakh persons (9 lakh in organised and 1 lakh in the traditional sector) over the period of 3 years (2017-20) with a budgetary outlay of Rs. 1300 crore.

Under Samarth Scheme, a biometric process is used for selection of candidates for training purpose. Moreover, the government is also creating attendance system integrated with centralized Management Information System (MIS) to ensure real-time attendance.


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