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R & D Centers

Central Silk Board has established  Central Sericultural Research & Training Institutes, each at Mysore, Berhampore and Pampore, Silkworm Seed Technology Laboratory at Bangalore, Seri-biotech Research Laboratory at Bangalore, Central Sericultural Germplasm Resources Centre at Hosur for mulberry sericulture research. National Silkworm Seed Organization Head Quarters is located in Bangalore. For non-mulberry sericulture research, two institutes namely, Central Tasar Research & Training Institute at Ranchi and Central Muga Eri Research & Training Institute at Ladoigarh are functioning. The post-cocoon related research is carried out at Central Silk Technological Research Institute at Bangalore.

  1. Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute (CSRTI), Mysore

    The institute was established in 1961. Nested with the main institute are 4 Regional Sericultural Research Stations (RSRS), 18 Research Extension Centres (REC) and 12 Sub-RECs located within the mandated seri zone which includes the states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarat. Over 150 scientists are working towards constant up-gradation of silkworm races, mulberry varieties, development and evaluation of region and season specific technologies, genetics and biotechnology including tissue culture, transfer of technology, extension management and training offers structural course like M.Sc. (Sericulture technology), Diploma and Certificate courses on regular basis. For more details on CSR&TI, Mysore, its activities, services available, etc., contact :-

    For more details contact:
    The Director,
    Central Sericultural Research & Training Institute,
    Central Silk Board,
    Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of . India,
    Srirampura, Manandavadi Road,
    MYSORE - 570 008,
    KARNATAKA, INDIA.
    +91 821 2362757
    +91 821 2362440
    +91 821 2362845
    csrtimys.csb AT nic.in
    csrtimys AT gmail.com
    http://www.csrtimys.res.in
       

     

  2. Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute (CSRTI), Berhampore

    The institute was established in 1943. Nested with the main institute are 4 Regional Sericultural Research Stations (RSRS), 13 Research Extension Centres (REC) and 2 Sub-RECs located in the mandated seri zones which includes the states of West Bengal, Assam, Orissa, Chattisgarh, Bihar and Jharkhand. Over 100 scientists are working towards constant up-gradation of silkworm races and mulberry varieties, pest and diseases of silkworm, development and evaluation of region and season specific technologies, genetics & tissue culture, transfer of technology. Also offers structural training courses, Post Graduate Diploma in Sericulture and Certificate courses on regular basis.This Institute has initiated a new service for answering farmers questions related to sericulture through email. Farmers may post their questions  and get their reply within short time.

    For more details contact:
    The Director,
    Central Sericultural Research & Training Institute,
    Central Silk Board,
    Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of . India,
    BERHAMPORE - 742 101,
    WEST BENGAL, INDIA.
    +91 3482 253962-4
    +91 3482 253967
    +91 3482 251233
    csrtiber AT gmail.com
    csrtiber.csb AT nic.in
    http://www.csrtiber.res.in
       

     

  3. Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute (CSRTI), Pampore

    The institute was established in 1990. Nested with the main institute are 2 Regional Sericultural Research Stations (RSRS), 11 Research Extension Centres (REC) and 5 Sub-RECs located in the mandated seri-zones which includes the states of J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Harayana, Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand . Over 40 scientists engaged in constant up-gradation of silkworm races and mulberry varieties suitable to temperate zone and hilly regions, development and evaluation of region and season specific technologies, genetics and breeding, transfer of technology, extension, etc.

    For more details contact:
    The Director,
    Central Sericultural Research & Training Institute,
    Central Silk Board,
    Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of . India,
    Galander, National Highway - 1A,
    PAMPORE - 192 121,
    JAMMU & KASHMIR,  INDIA.
    +91 1933 222839
    +91 1933 223176
    +91 1933 293862
    +91 1933 223579
    csrtippr AT bsnl.in
    csrtipam.csb AT nic.in
    http://www.csrtipam.res.in/
       

     

  4. Central Muga Eri Research and Training Institute (CMERTI), Lahdoigarh

    The institute was established in 1999. Nested with the main institute are Regional Muga Research Station (RMRS), Regional Eri Research Station (RERS), and 8 Research Extension Centres (RECs) located in muga and eri seri-zone, which includes the states of Assam, West Bengal, UP, AP. Over 20 scientists are working on mandated areas like collection and conservation of muga and eri host plants and its silkworms, evolving suitable package of practices for muga and eri silkworm, rearing technology, seed technology and reeling and spinning in muga and eri sector.

    For more details contact:
    The Director,
    Central Muga Eri Research & Training Institute,
    Central Silk Board,
    Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India,
    P.O. Ladoigarh Charali,
    JORHAT - 785 700.
    ASSAM,
    INDIA.
    +91 376 2335513
    +91 376 2335528
    +91 376 2335124
    cmerti AT rediffmail.com
    cmertilad.csb AT nic.in
    http://www.cmerti.res.in
       

     

  5. Central Tasar Research and Training Institute (CTRTI), Ranchi

    The institute was established in 1964. Nested with the main institute are 8 Regional Tasar Research Stations (RTRS), 14 Research Extension Centres (REC) in tropical and temperate tasar growing region of India. The institute has over 47 scientists working on mandated areas like tasar and oak tasar silk production, conservation of eco races, augmentation of food plant, integrated package of rearing and post cocoon technology aspects. Also offer Post Graduate Diploma in Non-mulberry Sericulture on regular basis.
     

    For more details contact:
    The Director,
    Central Tasar Research and Training Institute
    Central Silk Board,
    Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of . India,
    Piska Nagri,
    RANCHI - 835 303
    JHARKAND,  INDIA.
    +91 651 2910239
    +91 651 2910240
    +91 651 2775629
    director AT ctrtiranchi.co.in
    ctrtiran.csb AT nic.in
    http://www.ctrtiranchi.co.in
       

     

  6. Central Silk Technological Research Institute (CSTRI), Bangalore

    The Central Silk Technological Research Institute was established in 1983 to give R&D support to Post Cocoon activities of the entire nation with the mandate of : -

    • Quality improvement
    • Productivity improvement
    • Services to the industry
    • Enterprise development
    • Market information dissemination

    CSTRI has been addressing the problems faced by the industry with constant interactions with the concerned groups. It is extending R&D support, technical services, training for use of improved machinery, skills and entrepreneur development. It undertakes promotional activities in post-cocoon sector. The institute has patented a number of technologies, machineries and equipments available for commercialization.

    Nested with the main institute are 16 Demonstration cum Technical Service Centres (DCTSCs). Over 60 scientists are working on areas of reeling, weaving, wet processing and training & extension. Regular structured course leading to P.G. Diploma and Certificate Courses are available.

    CSTRI is propagating the importance of quality of silk yarn by assessment and testing activities through its sub-units , Silk Conditioning & Testing Houses (SCTH) and Textile Testing Laboratory

    For more details contact:
    The Director,
    Central Silk Technological Research Institute,
    Ministry of Textiles,  Govt. of India
    B.T. M. Layout, Madiwala
    BANGALORE - 560 068
    KARNATAKA, INDIA.
    +91 80 26688831
    +91 80 26282190
    +91 80 26680435
    cstriban.csb AT nic.in
    http://www.cstri.res.in/
       

     

  7. Central Sericultural Germplasm Resources Centre (CSGRC), Hosur

    The center was established in 1991. It has a mandate to collect, protect and conserve mulberry and silkworm germplasm resources. This is also a National Repository Centre for mulberry germplasm and a National Active Germplasm Site (NAGS) for mulberry germplasm under NBPGR. Over 10 Scientists are engaged in collection and conservation activity. For exchange and dissection of information the centre has developed on-line multiple query based Mulberry Germplasm Information System (MGIS) with retrieval facility which is available on website www.silkgermplasm.com

    For more details contact:
    The Director,
    Central Sericultural Germplasm Resources Centre
    Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India
    Post Box No. 44, Thally Road,
    HOSUR - 635 019,
    TAMILNADU,  INDIA.
    +91 4344 221148-9
    +91 4344 222013
    +91 4344 220520
    csgrchosur AT gmail.com
    csgrchos.csb AT nic.in
    http://www.silkgermplasm.com
       

     

  8. Seri-biotech Research Laboratory (SBRL), Bangalore

    The laboratory established in 1993, is conducting research on frontier areas of modern molecular biology and its application towards improving silkworm races for better productivity.

    For more details contact:
    The Director,
    Seribiotech Research Laboratory
    Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India
    Carmelram Post, Kodathi
    BANGALORE - 560 035.
    KARNATAKA,  INDIA.
    +91 80 28439597
    +91 80 55379565
    +91 80 28439597
    sbrl93 AT vsnl.com
    sbrlban.csb AT nic.in
     
       

     

  9. National Silkworm Seed Organisation (NSSO), Bangalore

    Established in 1975, it is a premier organization catering to the need of quality silkworm seed in the country. It helps in introduction and popularisation of new high productive breeds and helps the other research organization in fine tuning technologies. In recent years, NSSO is playing a role of quality leader and supporting the production of high grade silk by way of meeting substantial requirements of quality seed. It promotes production of silkworm seeds with quality tag. For the production and supply of Tasar silkworm seed, Basic Tasar Silkworm Seed Organization (BTSSO) at Bilaspur and for Muga Silkworm Seed Muga silkworm Seed Organization (MSSO) and for Eri Silk Seed, Eri Silkworm Seed Organization (ESSO) at Guwahati are functioning

    For more details contact:
    The Director,
    National Silkworm Seed Organisation
    Central Silk Board,
    Ministry of Textiles,  Govt. of India
    CSB Complex, B.T. M. Layout, Madivala
    BANGALORE - 560 068
    KARNATAKA,  INDIA.
    +91 80 26683251
    +91 80 26282400
    +91 80 26680387
    nssoban.csb AT nic.in