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Ministry of Textiles
(06-April, 2017 14:49 IST )

Rehabilitation of Unemployed Workers


Ministry of Textiles has been implementing the Textile Workers Rehabilitation Fund Scheme (TWRFS) with effect from 15.09.1986. Under the scheme, interim relief is provided to textile workers rendered unemployed as a consequence of permanent closure of private non-SSI mills. It has been decided to merge this scheme with Rajiv Gandhi Shramik Kalyan Yojna with effect from 01.04.2017.

The above information was given by the Minister of State, Textiles, Shri Ajay Tamta today, in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question.

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