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1.83 lakh beneficiaries trained under skilling scheme Samarth by Textiles Ministry: MoS Textiles Dar

Skill development in textiles sector: Over 1.83 lakh beneficiaries have been trained across 1,880 centres under the Textiles Ministry’s skilling scheme for workers and capacity building in textile — Samarth in the last three years and the current year, said Darshana Jardosh, Minister of State in Textiles Ministry in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha. The Samarth scheme launched in FY18 was the revamped version of the Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS) operation from 2010-2018 for skill development and capacity building of workers across the textile value chain.

The scheme provides demand demand-driven and placement-oriented National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) compliant skilling programme to supplement the efforts of the industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors, Jardosh said. The scheme was extended up to March 2024 from March 2021.

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