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Project SURE(Sustainable Resolution)
- Setting a safe course for the fashion industry in India
- SURE stands for ‘Sustainable Resolution’ – a firm commitment from the industry to move towards fashion that contributes to a clean environment.
- Union Textiles Ministry, along with the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI); United Nations in India; and IMG Reliance launched the project
- It will be the 1st holistic effort by the apparel industry towards gradually introducing a framework for establishing critical sustainability goals for the industry.
SCHEME FOR INTEGRATED TEXTILE PARK (SITP)
- Providing financial support to a community of entrepreneurs to develop state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities within a cluster
- The scheme targets high growth potential industrial clusters and locations which require strategic interventions to support the creation of world-class infrastructure.
SILK SAMAGRA: INTEGRATED SCHEME FOR DEVELOPMENT OF SILK INDUSTRY
- Enhancing silk productivity and quality through R&D interventions.
- To empower downtrodden, poor & backward tribal families including women through various sericulture activities in the country.
- Central Sector Scheme.
- The scheme has four parts
- Research and development, Training, Technology transfer and IT Initiatives.
- Quality certification system
- Seed organization and farmer extension centres
- Coordination for seed, yarn and silk products
- The implementation strategy is State-based alignment with the schemes of other ministers, such as Rural Development MGNREGS, Agriculture Ministry RKVY & PMKSY, to optimize benefits.
- Various organisations like IITs, CSIR, IISc and international research institutes on Sericulture in Japan, China, Bulgaria etc. will collaborate in R&D
- Implementing Agency: Ministry of Textile through Central Silk Board (CSB).
AMENDED TECHNOLOGY UPGRADATION FUND SCHEME (ATUFS)
- Promoting Business Facility in the country and also promoting exports by Make in India and Zero Impact and Zero Defect in manufacturing.
- It is a credit-linked Central Sector Scheme.
- A one-time capital subsidy for qualifying benchmarked machinery is given at a rate of 15 percent for segments of garments and technical textiles with a cap of Rs. 30 crores and at a rate of 10 percent for segments of weaving, manufacturing, jute, silk, and handloom with a cap of Rs. 20 crores.
- The subsidy is given to the units/entities by nodal financial institutions and not through the state government
POWERTEX INDIA SCHEME
- To boost infrastructure and modernisation of the power loom sector.
- Provide financial assistance to economically weaker low-end power loom units for their modernisation and Infrastructure development.
- It has nine major components like In-situ Upgradation of Plain Powerlooms, Group Workshed Scheme, Yarn Bank Scheme, Tex Venture Capital Fund, Common Facility Centre (CFC), etc.
SCHEME FOR CAPACITY BUILDING IN TEXTILE SECTOR (SAMARTH)
- To provide a demand-driven, placement oriented skilling programme to incentivize industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors
- To promote skilling and skill up-gradation in the traditional sectors through respective sectoral divisions/organizations of the Ministry of Textile;
- To provide a livelihood to all sections of the society across the country.
- It covers the entire value chain of the textile sector except for Spinning and Weaving in organized Sector.
- A skill development scheme covering the entire textile value chain, excluding spinning & weaving in the organized sector, to be introduced between 2017-18 and 2019-20 Skill deficiencies and skills needs will be evaluated, and skills will be imparted accordingly.
- Include demand-driven, placement-oriented NSQF (National Skills Qualification Framework) Compliant skills program.
- Mandatory Post Placement tracking.
- For self-employment, concessional credit will be provided to beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana.