Government of India, Ministry of Textiles, Invites Request for Proposals (RFP) for Textiles Industry/ Associations registered under Central/ State Government/Chambers of Commerce of Central/ State Government Empanelment of Implementing Partners for undertaking training programme under (Samarth)” Scheme for Capacity Building in Textiles Sector (SCBTS)
The textile and apparel industry is one of the earliest industries developed in India. Its entire value chain from fiber to apparel manufacturing has a strong presence within the country. It is the biggest employer after agriculture.
In order to meet the skill gap in the industry and also to supplement the efforts of the Ministry initiated through the Special Package for Garments and Made-ups in generating employment, the Government has approved the new scheme titled “Scheme for Capacity Building in Textiles Sector” for the entire value chain of textiles except Spinning and Weaving in the organized sector, launched in 2017-18.
The Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector shall be known by the name ” समर्थ (Samarth)” and valid up to 31.03.2024.’
(i) To provide demand driven, placement oriented National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) compliant skilling programmes to incentivize and supplement the efforts of the industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors, covering the entire value chain of textiles, excluding Spinning and Weaving.
(ii) To promote skilling and skill up-gradation in the traditional sectors of handlooms, handicrafts, sericulture and jute.
(iii) To enable provision of sustainable livelihood either by wage or self-employment to all sections of the society across the country.
Minimum Qualification Criteria
- Types of Applicant
The skilling programme will be implemented through the following Implementing Partners
and they would be in existence as such for a period of at least five years:
(i) A company engaged in production of textile-related item in India, which is incorporated under Companies Act, Indian Partnership Act/ LLP Act.
(ii) An Industry Association related with Textile Sector.
(iii) Chamber of Commerce registered with Ministry / Department under Central or State Government.
The submission of proposal by Consortium/Group of Entities/ proprietorship firm is not permitted under the Scheme.
2. Minimum Turnover
|Type of Organization
|Minimum Average Turnover (based on the
average of last three financial years)
|Company (Textile Industry)
|Rs. 3 crores
|Associations registered under Central/ State
Government/Chambers of Commerce registered with Ministry / Department under central or State Government
|Rs. 50 Lakhs
The interested applicant will be required to apply online through MIS (Samarth portal) i.e. at https://samarth-textiles.gov.in/
Application Processing Fee:
The applicant should pay application processing fee (non-refundable) of Rs. 25,000/- in the form of Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of Pay and Accounts Officer, Ministry of Textiles, New Delhi. The original DD will have to be sent to the Under Secretary, HRD, Udyog Bhawan, Ministry of Textiles, New Delhi within 7 days of submission of application in online. A scanned of this DD to be uploaded in MIS (Samarth Portal) while submitting the application. The proposal will be treated as incomplete and cancelled in case of non-receipt of Original of DD in the Ministry.
Last Date: 02-10-2021