The Union Cabinet approved a new skill development scheme having an outlay of Rs. 1,300 cr with an aim to create jobs in the organised textile and related sectors. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently. The scheme will cover the entire value chain of textiles, excluding spinning and weaving in the organised sector. Around 10 lakh people are expected to be skilled and certified in various segments of the textile sector through the scheme, out of which 1 lakh will be in traditional sectors, an official statement said.