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USTTAD’’ (Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development) scheme

Aims

  • The scheme has been launched to preserve the rich heritage of traditional arts/crafts of minorities and build capacity of traditional artisans/craftsmen.
  • The scheme will also establish linkages of traditional arts/crafts with the national and international market and ensure dignity of labour. 
  • Scheme ensures growth of lakhs of traditional artisans of the city.

Finance:

  • The scheme, which will be funded by the Central Government, will prepare skilled and unskilled artisans and craftsmen to compete with big companies.
  • The scheme will provide employment opportunities and a better future to the youths belonging to the minority community.

Applicability

The ‘’USTTAD’’ scheme is for all areas of the country from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and from Arunachal Pradesh to Gujarat.