Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SAMARTH)


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  • It is skill development scheme of Union Ministry of Textiles, covering the entire value chain of the textile sector excluding Spinning & Weaving in organized sector.
  • OBJECTIVE: Provide demand driven, placement oriented NSQF (National Skills Qualification Framework) Compliant skilling programme to incentivize organized textiles and related sectors excluding Spinning and Weaving.
  • Promote skilling and skill up-gradation in the traditional sectors of handlooms, handicrafts, sericulture and jute.
  • Implementation Target:10 lakh persons (9 lakh in organised and 1 lakh in traditional sector) over period of 3 years (2017-20) with budgetary outlay of Rs. 1300 crore.


Prelims Question

Consider the following statements regarding SAMARTH scheme:
1.It is skill development scheme of Union Ministry of Textiles
2.It will provide skilling programme to  develop expertise in Spinning and Weaving in organized textiles.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a)1 only
(b)2 only
(c)Both 1 and 2
(d)Neither 1 nor 2

Answer to the Prelims Question