The training will be imparted by the Technical Education Department in Ambala, Panipat, Hisar, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Rohtak.
The period 2015–17 is expected to see a major revamp of Haryana’s textile industry. Over 20,000 persons will receive training under the Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS).
The training project has been approved to be implemented in seven districts. It will be imparted by the Technical Education Department in Ambala, Panipat, Hisar, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Rohtak.
An official release announced that weaving, embroidery, spinning, garments, knitting, handloom, dyeing, block printing and carpet sectors will benefit from the scheme.
The training is expected to start soon and last between four to six months. Existing infrastructure of polytechnics will be utilised for providing the training to develop skills among women, minority groups, scheduled castes, differently abled persons and people living below poverty line.
Rs 500 per trainee would be charged as registration fee. On successful completion of the programme, these trainees will be paid a stipend of Rs 1,000. The entire cost of the scheme will be borne by the government.