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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS) to ensure steady supply of skilled workers in the labour intensive textile sector.

Capacity Building in Textiles

Details of Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS)

  • Skill development scheme covering the entire value chain of textile sector excluding spinning & weaving in organized Sector.
  • Operate for three years ending in 2019 - 20 with an outlay of ₹ 1300 crore.

Objectives of SCBTs

  • Provide demand driven, placement oriented skilling programme to incentivize efforts of the textile industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors.
  • Promote skilling and skill up-gradation in traditional sectors through respective sectoral divisions of Ministry of Textiles
  • Provide livelihood to all sections of society across the country

Implementation Details of SCBTs

  • Includes National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) compliant training courses with funding norms as per common norms notified by Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) .
  • Skilling programmes to be implemented through textile Industry and units, reputed training institutions and institutions of Ministry of Textiles and State Governments having placement tie-ups with textile industry and units.
  • The scheme will benefit of all sections including rural, remote, LWE affected, North East, J&K by imparting skills in identified job roles.
  • Preference will be given to various social groups, SC, ST, differently abled, minorities, and other vulnerable groups.
  • Scheme would reassess segment and job role wise requirement of skills in consultation with the industry.
  • Web-based monitoring will support every aspect of implementation of the programme.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 9, 2018

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