Ministry of Textiles has launched following programmes to enhance the wages of workers in textile industry:       

SAMARTH (Scheme for Capacity Building In Textile Sector): To address the shortage of skilled workers in the Textile sector, Government has launched Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS) to provide demand-driven, placement oriented skilling programme. It incentivizes the efforts of the industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors. Besides, it promotes skilling and skill up-gradation in the traditional sectors through respective sectoral divisions/organizations of Ministry of Textiles. It helps to provide livelihood to all sections of the society across the country. The Scheme sets a target to train 10 lakh persons.

Under Scheme for Integrated Textile Park (SITP), 24 greenfield parks have been completed. State wise list of completed park is given as Annexure-I.

SITP is being implemented with a view to increase investment, generate employment opportunities and to boost exports in the textile sector.  The primary objective of SITP is to provide financial assistance to a group of entrepreneurs to establish state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities in a cluster for setting up their textile units, conforming to international environmental and social standards, SITPs are expected to mobilize private investment in the textile sector and generate fresh employment opportunities. The Scheme targets industrial clusters and locations with high growth potential.  The scheme provides that for skilling the manpower required, the units in the textile parks can avail benefits under the “SAMARTH”- The scheme for Capacity Building in Textile sector.

State wise list of completed parks

Annexure-I

Sl. No.Name of the ParkState
1Brandix India Apparel City Private LimitedAndhra Pradesh
2Gujarat Eco Textile Park Limited, SuratGujarat
3Mundra SEZ Textile & Apparel Park Limited, , Kutch,Gujarat
4Fairdeal Textile Park Pvt. Ltd., Surat LtdGujarat
5Vraj Integrated Textile Park Limited , AhmadabadGujarat
6SayanaTextile Park Ltd.,Surat,Gujarat
7Surat Super Yarn Park Limited, SuratGujarat
8RJD Integrated Textile Park, SuratGujarat
9Doddabalapur Integrated Textile Park, DoddabalapurKarnataka
10Metro Hi-Tech Cooperative Park Limited, Icchalkaranji,Maharashtra
11Pride India cooperative Textile park Limited, IcchalkaranjiMaharashtra
12Baramati Hi Tech Textile Park Limited, BaramatiMaharashtra
13Deesan Infrastructure,  Pvt Ltd., DhuleMaharashtra
14AsmeetaInfratechPvt Ltd , ThaneMaharashtra
15Islampur Integrated Textile Park Pvt Ltd., SangliMaharashtra
16Latur Integrated Textile Park Pvt Ltd, LaturMaharashtra
17Lotus Integrated Tex Park, Punjab, BarnalaPunjab
18Next Gen Textile Park Pvt Ltd , PaliRajasthan
19Jaipur Integrated Texcraft Park Pvt Ltd, JaipurRajasthan
20Palladam Hi-Tech Weaving park, PalladamTamil Nadu
21Karur Integrated Textile Park, Karur ParkTamil Nadu
22Madurai Integrated Textile Park Ltd, MaduraiTamil Nadu
23Pochampally Handloom Park LimitedTelangana
24Komarpalayam Hi-Tech Weaving ParkTamil Nadu

This information was given in a written reply by the Minister of State for Textiles Smt. DarshanaJardosh in Rajya Sabha today.