With an estimated 45 million people directly employed in this industry, including a sizable proportion of women and rural residents, the textile sector is one of the largest employers in the nation. Given the employment potential of the textile industry, the government is encouraging investment in this field, which will lead to the creation of more jobs, companies, and opportunities for skill development in line with the broad goals of the government’s numerous policy initiatives, such as “Skill India” and “Make in India.”

SAMARTH, or the Program for Capacity Development in Textile Sector, Under the broad policy guidelines of the “Skill India” initiative and in accordance with the framework approved for skilling programmes by the Ministry of Skill Development and Research, the scheme was developed to address the skilled labour requirement across the textile sector. Entrepreneurship. The programme may be put into effect up to March 2024.