Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS)

Ministry : Ministry of Textile
Aims to ensure steady supply of skilled manpower in the labour-intensive textile sector.
  • SCBTS is a new skill development scheme covering the entire value chain of textile sector excluding Spinning & Weaving in organized Sector.
  • It will remain operational for three years ending in 2019-20 with an outlay of Rs. 1300 crore.
  • The objectives of SCBTS are to provide demand driven, placement oriented skilling programme to incentivize efforts of the textile industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors.
  • It also seeks to promote skilling and skill up-gradation in traditional sectors through respective Sectoral Divisions/organizations of Ministry of Textiles and also provide livelihood to all sections of society across the country.
  • The skilling programmes will be implemented through textile Industry/Units, reputed training institutions and Institutions of Ministry of Textiles/State Governments having placement tie-ups with textile industry/units.
  • The scheme will be implemented for benefit of all sections of the society across country including rural, remote, LWE affected, North East, J&K by imparting skills in identified job roles.
  • It will also give preference to various social groups, SC, ST, differently-abled, minorities and other vulnerable groups.

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