Textiles Ministry on Wednesday said that more than 1,500 artisans have been benefitted by training in 63 Samarth Training Centres. The Ministry is implementing the Samarth Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector. The objective of the scheme is to provide demand driven, placement oriented skilling programmes to supplement the efforts of the industry in creating employment in textile and related sectors.
The Ministry has adopted 65 clusters for overall development of artisans in a time-bound manner by ensuring self-sustainment of the artisans of these clusters. The upskilling of the handicrafts artisans are being done through providing technical and soft skill trainings under SAMARTH scheme to enable sustainable livelihood.