The Schemes implemented by M/o Textiles for promotion of Self Employment in Textiles are:-
(i) Scheme for Common Facility Centres implemented through the National Jute Board for training women for self employment in Jute Diversified Products.
(ii) Integrated Skill Development Programme which provides for skilling of textile workers for self employment, as well as wage employment.
(iii) Skill upgradation component under the National Handloom Development Programme wherein training is provided for entrepreneurship development alongside technical skills.
There is no buy back policy of the finished goods attached to these Schemes nor is there any special scheme for financial or raw material assistance for single women.
The above information was given by the Union Textiles Minister, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha Question.