Under Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS), release of funds is made directly to Implementing Agencies. State-wise data on women trained under ISDS and Integrated Handloom Development Scheme (IHDS) will be collected and laid on the Table of the House. ISDS was introduced as a pilot scheme in the last two years of the 11th Plan with an outlay of Rs. 272 crores including Rs. 229 crores as Government share. The Budget Estimate for ISDS for 2013-14 is Rs. 250 crores. The total Grant released to various Implementing Agencies under ISDS and IHDS is Rs. 199.19 crores and Rs. 42.99 crores respectively.
1,21,401 people have been trained under ISDS in the last three years and 54,708 people in the current year.
The information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles Smt. Panabaaka Lakshmi in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.
Source: Press Information Bureau