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Skill Upgradation Training to 23,368 Handloom Weavers

Ministry of Textiles Skill Upgradation Training to 23,368 Handloom Weavers Posted On: 10 DEC 2021 4:12PM by PIB Delhi Skill up-gradation of ha

Ministry of Textiles

Skill Upgradation Training to 23,368 Handloom Weavers

Posted On: 10 DEC 2021 4:12PM by PIB Delhi

Skill up-gradation of handloom weavers is conducted under scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SAMARTH)since 2020-21.EarlierSkill up-gradation of handloom weavers in technical areas viz. weaving, dyeing, designing etc. was conducted under National Handloom Development Programme and Comprehensive Handloom Cluster Development Scheme. A State-wise details of handloom weavers undergone skill up-gradation during last three years from 2018-19 to 2020-21 is annexed.

The performance of schematic interventions, including skill up-gradation has been evaluated by independent third-party agencies and the study shows that these interventions have led to an increase in the earnings and the number of working days of the weavers.

Statement showing State-wise details of handloom weavers undergone skill upgradation during last three years from 2018-19 to 2020-21

 

S. No.

State/UT

Number of handloom weavers undergone skill upgradation during last three years from 2018-19 to 2020-21

 
 

1

Andhra Pradesh

2535

 

2

Arunachal Pradesh

700

 

4

Assam

8198

 

5

Bihar

800

 

6

Chhattisgarh

226

 

8

Gujarat

247

 

9

Himachal Pradesh

518

 

10

Haryana

60

 

11

Jammu & Kashmir (including Ladakh)

549

 

12

Jharkhand

220

 

13

Karnataka

705

 

14

Kerala

620

 

15

Madhya Pradesh

111

 

16

Maharashtra

406

 

17

Manipur

241

 

18

Mizoram

500

 

19

Nagaland

391

 

20

Odisha

1194

 

21

Punjab

59

 

22

Rajasthan

99

 

23

Tamil Nadu

2000

 

24

Telangana

120

 

25

Tripura

151

 

26

Uttar Pradesh

2171

 

27

Uttarakhand

136

 

28

West Bengal

411

 

Total

23,368

 

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

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