As per the data, 1,49,11,189 people were employed in Indian manufacturing Industry during 2016-17.
With a view to promote Investment, production and creating employment in the Textile sector, the Indian Government has launched several policy Initiatives and is implementing schemes for giving thrust to development of Textiles, the Textile Ministry stated on 13th December.
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The Government has launched a special package of Rs.6000 crore in 2016 to boost investment, employment and exports in the Garmenting and made-ups sector with the following components.
In order to boost production and employment in knitting and knitwear sector, Government has launched a separate scheme for development of Knitting and Knitwear Sector to boost production in knitting and knitwear cluster at Ludhiana, Kolkata and Tirupur which provide employment to nearly 24 lakh persons.
With a view to address the skilled manpower requirements of Textile sector, Government have been implementing a pan India Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS) from 2010-11 to 2017-18 for providing World’s Largest to manpower in the Textile sector.
Under the scheme, 11.14 lakh persons were trained out of which 8.43 lakh persons were given placement.