Implementation of Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) under sericulture
Sericulture holds unique distinction to create employment and job opportunities to poor and downtrodden rural families. It acts as a tool for poverty alleviation and helps to prevent migration of local youth to urban areas and improving their social status. CSB has been implementing various beneficiary oriented components under “Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP)” exclusively for empowerment of Tribal families through sericulture in coordination with respective State Sericulture departments / other implementing agencies in the country.
In this connection, CSB has released Rs.30.00 crores to States towards implementation of components under TSP during the year 2017-18 and covered 9181 beneficiaries. During the current year 2018-19, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India has sanctioned Rs.15.00 crores towards implementation of TSP.
For more information please click Ministry of Tribal Affairs portal (www.stcmis.gov.in)