Socio economic initiatives


Sericulture industry in India is known to be inherently inclusive in nature.  Being a rural agro based industry, this sector has played a critical role in rural development, women empowerment and employment generation. Like any other agriculture allied sector, although production costs have increased in recent times an increased productivity and enhanced quality witnessed through technology intervention have proved that this sector is a commercially viable and an inclusive enterprise.

The Central Silk Board (CSB), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India has taken up initiatives for sericulture development on cluster mode with participatory approaches and active participation of people in planning and implementation, through its flagship Catalytic Development Programme (CDP).

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