The Coimbatore Center for Weavers, (CCW) Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore was launched & the RPL training commenced on January 9, 2020 at Samathur, Anamalai Taluk, Coimbatore. 385 participants had registered and were trained by the RPL facilitators, Dr. G.Ramakrishnan, Professor & Head, Department of Fashion Technology and Dr.B. Poongodi, Assistant Professor, KCT Business School who ensured the successful completion of training and assessment for 385 handloom weavers since January 2020. The candidates who have successfully completed the training and assessment were recognized with Certificates, Mark sheets and Skill Cards by Mrs. N. Jayathara, Executive Officer, Samathur Town Panchayat and Mr.A.Arulmani, Administrative Officer, KCT. In her felicitation address to the certified candidates Mrs. Jayathara, EO, shared the rich tradition behind handloom weaving and encouraged all the weavers to be proud. She motivated the women candidates to work with more confidence and pride. 47 candidates received their certificates on the first day of the certifying ceremony on October 27, 2020 at The CCW, Samathur.
The certifying ceremony will be continued at various residential locations of the trained candidates that include Ramanamudali Pudur, MA Goundampalayam, Maakinampatti, Kunjupalayam, Kovilpalyam, other villages and will be completed on November 3, 2020 by the camp coordinators.
Dr.B.Poongodi, Assistant Professor, KCT Business and the RPL facilitator rolled out the various benefits under PMKVY to the certified candidates.
- Inclusive growth and works in conjunction with various other government initiatives and flagship schemes like Make in India, Digital India, and Pradhan Mantri Mudra Loans.
- A pay-out of Rs.500/- as training stipend
- A 3-year Personal Accidental Insurance covering death and permanent disability for a sum insured of INR 2 lacs is provided through the scheme.
The facility to access the Skill Certificate through Digi Locker. The candidates can access the Skill Certificate through https://digilocker.gov.in/