Sericulture Farmers in Kolar

exclusive Cluster Development Project covering around 3500 farmers is
under implementation in Kolar Districtfor the development of Bivoltine
sericulture.Besides,Central Silk Board (CSB) is implementinga Central
Sector Scheme (CSS) viz. Silk Samagra “Integrated Scheme for Development
of Silk Industry (ISDSI)” for development of silk industry in the
country including Karnataka with a total outlay of Rs. 2161.68 crore for
the period of three years (2017-20).

the scheme, assistance is extended to sericulture farmers for raising
of Kissan Nursery, plantation with improved incubation facility,
construction of rearing houses, rearing equipment, door to door service
agents for disinfection and input supply, support for improved reeling
units like automatic reeling units, multi-end reeling machines, improved
twisting machines and support for post yarn facilities for qualify silk
and fabric production. The State Governmentcan avail the support under
Silk Samagrafor development of sericulture in Karnataka including Kolar
This information was given by the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.