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Skill development program benefits 74094 textile workers
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The ISDS was launched as a pilot scheme in 2010 for two years to cater to skilled manpower needs of Textile and related segments through skill development training programmes.  The scheme envisages participation of training institutes within the Ministry and private sector as implementing agencies.

The scheme has two Components– Component-I for training Institutes within the Ministry and Component II for private sector.  The Government meets 75% of the total cost of the project with balance 25% to be met by the implementing agencies with a provision of enhanced level of government assistance in certain circumstances. 

The average cost per trainee to be borne by the Government is limited to Rs. 7300 for Component-I and Rs. 7500 for Component-II.

Of these the funds to the tune of Rs. 63.43 crore have been released for Apparel sector, Rs. 7.57 crore for Jute sector and Rs. 73.00 lakh for Handicrafts sector.  Under ISDS, the physical targets are computed implementing agency wise to cover beneficiaries Pan India.

Statewise targets are not fixed. These implementing agencies establish training centres across different states.  The industry has considered the scheme to be useful.

During the pilot phase, 30 projects with an outlay of Rs. 594.84 crore targeting 5.87 lakh trainees were sanctioned. As on October, 2012, 74094 persons have been trained under the scheme.

The scheme has covered 24 states in all the sub-sectors of Textiles and clothing. A dynamic web based management information system (MIS) has been developed to capture the progress and information on the projects being executed under Component-I of the scheme. 

Ministry of Textiles

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