Samarth Scheme – UPSC Prelims

Ministry : Ministry of Textiles
Aim is to skill the youth for gainful and sustainable employment in textile sector covering entire value chain of textiles, excluding spinning and weaving.
Scheme:
  • The scheme is intended to provide demand driven, placement oriented National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) compliant skilling programmes to incentivize and supplement efforts of industry in creating jobs in textiles sectors.
  • Biometric process are used under this scheme for selection of candidates for training purpose.
  • Moreover, government is also creating attendance system integrated with centralized Management Information System (MIS) to ensure real time attendance.
Facts:
  • Started in December 2017