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February 25, 2018

Textile Minister, Smriti Irani reviewed Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS)


New Delhi: Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday reviewed implementation of the Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS) and suggested measures to strengthen its monitoring mechanism and increase its outreach for imparting training to individuals in the textile sector.

At a meeting here, Irani had discussions on functioning of Project Management Unit under ISDS.

The textiles minister also reviewed the web-based Management Information System (MIS) devised to monitor skill training programs in the sector. To strengthen the monitoring mechanism, she emphasized on physical verification module with a feature to upload videos of visits in stipulated time.

As of now, 21,577 trainees are being trained under ISDS in the textile sector through 556 centres across India. In order to ensure benefits reach maximum number of people, Irani emphasized on displaying scheme details in the public domain.

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