Uttar Pradesh likely to get its maiden silk research centre

News Tags: an acre of mulberry sericulture, Central silk board, Chairman K M Hanumantharayappa, get its first regional silk research centre, more than Rs one lakh per year, potential to generate a gross income, raise its share in the national production, state looks to meet the demands, Uttar Pradesh, weaver community

Gorakhpur
Uttar Pradesh likely to get its maiden silk research centre
Summary: 
Uttar Pradesh likely to get its first regional silk research centre as the state looks to meet the demands of its weaver community and raise its share in the national production. According to Central Silk Board Chairman K M Hanumantharayappa, an acre of mulberry sericulture has a potential to generate a gross income of more than Rs 1 lakh per year, which could be higher than the returns obtained from most agricultural crops.

Uttar Pradesh likely to get its first regional silk research centre as the state looks to meet the demands of its weaver community and raise its share in the national production. According to Central Silk Board Chairman K M Hanumantharayappa, an acre of mulberry sericulture has a potential to generate a gross income of more than Rs 1 lakh per year, which could be higher than the returns obtained from most agricultural crops.

http://www.financialexpress.com/industry/gorakhpur-may-get-uttar-pradeshs-maiden-silk-research-centre/724150/
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India aims to increase silk production in 3-4 years to become self sufficient

News Tags: aim to produce around thirty four thousand MTs. production growing year to year, an annual growth rate of nineteen percent, Central silk board, Chairman K M Hanumantharayappa, India is expected to be self-sufficient in silk production, next three to four years, stop silk imports from China

Hyderabad
India aims to increase silk production in 3-4 years to become self sufficient
Summary: 
India is expected to be self-sufficient in silk production by 2020 with an annual growth rate of 19 percent, the aim is to produce around 34,000 MTs. At present the output is 28,000 MTs (metric tonne) to 30,000 MTs and the production is growing year to year, said Central Silk Board (CSB) Chairman K M Hanumantharayappa.

India is expected to be self-sufficient in silk production by 2020 with an annual growth rate of 19 percent, the aim is to produce around 34,000 MTs. At present the output is 28,000 MTs (metric tonne) to 30,000 MTs and the production is growing year to year, said Central Silk Board (CSB) Chairman K M Hanumantharayappa.

China produces 80 percent of global silk output, while India's share is 13 percent, while the production in other countries account for the remaining 7 percent.

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/india-expected-to-be-self-sufficient-in-silk-prod-in-3-4-yrs-117022100258_1.html
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CSB to launch its second centre of excellence for sericulture in Bengaluru

News Tags: attain self-sufficiency, boost silk industry, bring silk import to zero level, Central silk board, CSB, launch second Centre of Excellence for sericulture in Bengaluru, launching the Automatic Reeling Machine, machine suitable for medium scale, premier sericulture hub of India, provide a fillip to Karnatakas status, stagnating for some time

Bengaluru
CSB to launch its second  centre of excellence for sericulture in Bengaluru
Summary: 
The Central Silk Board (CSB) to launch its second Centre of Excellence for sericulture in Bengaluru tomorrow to boost the silk industry which has been stagnating for some time. This will provide a fillip to Karnataka’s status as the premier sericulture hub of India. The first centre was set up at Ranchi in Jharkhand.

The Central Silk Board (CSB) to launch its second Centre of Excellence for sericulture in Bengaluru tomorrow to boost the silk industry which has been stagnating for some time. This will provide a fillip to Karnataka’s status as the premier sericulture hub of India. The first centre was set up at Ranchi in Jharkhand.

CSB Chairman K M Hanumantharayappa said that the Centre would be launched by Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani. She would also be launching the Automatic Reeling Machine at the CSB premises.

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/csb-to-launch-2nd-centre-of-excellence-in-bengaluru-116121900707_1.html
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Central Silk Board to take measures for boosting silk cultivation

News Tags: Central silk board, increase yield of cocoons, silk cultivation in India, silk farmers in Odisha, silk growers in India, silk industry, thread from silk cocoons

Odisha
Summary: 
A team from the Central Silk Board (CSB), a statutory body under the Union ministry of textiles, visited various pockets in mineral-rich Keonjhar district of Odisha recently and

A team from the Central Silk Board (CSB), a statutory body under the Union ministry of textiles, visited various pockets in mineral-rich Keonjhar district of Odisha recently and assured farmers of all help and insurance coverage to boost silk cultivation there.

The team assured the farmers of providing technical knowhow to increase yield of cocoons and yarns.

The team was accompanied by silk growers where they visited several plantation sites under Ghatagaon, Patana and Harichandanpur blocks.

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Silk industry likely to become self-sustaining by 2020

News Tags: become self sustaining, bivoltine silk production, boost production, Central silk board, eri, growth rate of seven point five percent, high yielding mulberry varieties, India doubled raw silk production, India ranks second after China, new silkworm production breeds, research and development, Tasar and Muga varieties

Karnataka
Silk industry likely to become self-sustaining by 2020
Summary: 
The Central Silk Board Member Secretary H. Nagesh Prabhu speaking to reporters in Mysuru on Monday said that India doubled its raw silk production in the last 10 years from 15,000 tonnes a year to almost 29,000 tonnes a year. With a growth rate of 7.5 percent per annum, silk industry is likely to become self-sustaining by 2020.

The Central Silk Board Member Secretary H. Nagesh Prabhu speaking to reporters in Mysuru on Monday said that India doubled its raw silk production in the last 10 years from 15,000 tonnes a year to almost 29,000 tonnes a year. With a growth rate of 7.5 percent per annum, silk industry is likely to become self-sustaining by 2020.

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/indian-silk-industry-hopes-to-become-selfreliant-by-2020/article7885584.ece
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Silk Board to release products using silk with knitting as the base

News Tags: Assistant Director of CSB, Central silk board, conduction joint research, develop diversified silk blended products, eco- and skin-friendly products, in cooperation with, new set of lingerie, out of Eri silk, Shankar Kotrannavar, silk blended with natural fibres, Tirupur based NIFT-TEA knitwear Institute, with knitting technology

Tamil Nadu
Silk Board to release products using silk with knitting as the base
Summary: 
Central Silk Board (CSB) in cooperation with Tirupur-based NIFT-TEA Knitwear Institute are conducting joint research to develop more diversified silk blended products that could be manufactured with knitting technology, according to Shankar Kotrannavar, Assistant Director of CSB.

Central Silk Board (CSB) in cooperation with Tirupur-based NIFT-TEA Knitwear Institute are conducting joint research to develop more diversified silk blended products that could be manufactured with knitting technology, according to Shankar Kotrannavar, Assistant Director of CSB.

The technology to make the product has been evolved during a research conducted to bring out innovative products using silk with knitting as the base. They will be soon releasing a new product range of inner wears for women developed out of Eri silk using knitting technology.

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/silk-board-to-release-new-product-for-women/article7121217.ece
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Cocoon auction market complex inauguarated at Nowshera

News Tags: cater to market needs, Central silk board, Cocoon Auction Market complex, cocoon producers, constructed and completed, inaugurated, Jammu and Kashmir government, sale and purchase of cocoon department of Sericulture, under Catalytic development programme scheme, Union ministry of textiles

Rajouri
Cocoon auction market complex inauguarated at Nowshera
Summary: 
Cocoon Auction Market complex at Nowshera constructed and completed with an investment to the tune o f Rs 60 lakh under Catalytic Development Programme (CDP) scheme of Central Silk Board, Union Ministry of Textiles and J&K Government will cater to the market needs of more than 4000 cocoon producers of the area was inaugurated by Minister for Agriculture Production Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura.

Cocoon Auction Market complex at Nowshera constructed and completed with an investment to the tune o f Rs 60 lakh under Catalytic Development Programme (CDP) scheme of Central Silk Board, Union Ministry of Textiles and J&K Government will cater to the market needs of more than 4000 cocoon producers of the area was inaugurated by Minister for Agriculture Production Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura.

http://www.risingkashmir.com/rs-60-lakh-cocoon-auction-complex-inaugurated-at-nowshera/
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New silkworm egg cold storage plant set up in Mysore

News Tags: boost production, Central silk board, DX system, import substitute bivoltine raw silk, in India, increase total storage capacity, Mysore facility, NSSO .mulberry silkworm, preserve hibernated bivoltine silkworm seed, Santosh Gangwar, sericulture industry, set up silkworm egg cold storage plant, Union Textile Minister

Mysore
New silkworm egg cold storage plant set up in Mysore
Summary: 
Central silk board has set up high capacity state-of-the-art silkworm egg cold storage plant at Mysore in Karnataka where up to 1 crore disease free layings (dfls) can be comfortably preserved in this plant. In effect, with this plant, the total storage capacity of the Mysore facility would go up to 1.5 crore dfls.

Central silk board has set up high capacity state-of-the-art silkworm egg cold storage plant at Mysore in Karnataka where up to 1 crore disease free layings (dfls) can be comfortably preserved in this plant. In effect, with this plant, the total storage capacity of the Mysore facility would go up to 1.5 crore dfls.

The new plant was inaugurated by Union Textiles Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar is expected to give a boost to the production of import substitute bivoltine raw silk in India.

http://netindian.in/news/2015/02/10/00032540/central-silk-board-opens-high-capacity-silkworm-egg-cold-storage-plant-myso
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Silk Mark expo 2014 help identify pure silk begins in Kochi

News Tags: Central silk board, identify silk, mulberry, pure silk, Silk Mark Expo 2014, silk varities, Union Ministry of Textile

Kochi
Silk Mark expo 2014 begins in Kochi
Summary: 
Silk Mark Expo-2014 organized by the Central Silk Board under the Union Ministry of Textiles to create awareness among consumers on ascertaining authenticity of silk items and to help identify Silk - the Pure Silk! The Consumer of Silk has long been having a difficulty of identifying the pure silk from the host of other fibers.

Silk Mark Expo-2014 organized by the Central Silk Board under the Union Ministry of Textiles to create awareness among consumers on ascertaining authenticity of silk items and to help identify Silk - the Pure Silk! The Consumer of Silk has long been having a difficulty of identifying the pure silk from the host of other fibers.

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/silk-mark-expo-opens-in-kochi-from-today/article6333778.ece
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Central silk board decides on promoting sericulture in north Karnataka

News Tags: Central silk board, India silk industry, sericulture

Mysore
Central silk board decides on promoting sericulture in north Karnataka
Summary: 
Central Silk Board to meet growing domestic and international demand is looking to extend the area of mulberry cultivation in the state by focusing on arable land in north Karnataka. As of now, sericulture is concentrated in Mysore, Kolar, Ramanagaram, Bangalore rural, Chikballapur and Kolar districts.

Central Silk Board to meet growing domestic and international demand is looking to extend the area of mulberry cultivation in the state by focusing on arable land in north Karnataka. As of now, sericulture is concentrated in Mysore, Kolar, Ramanagaram, Bangalore rural, Chikballapur and Kolar districts.

Karnataka is a top silk producer which accounts for 35% of silk production in India at 8,219 metric tons (MT); but sericulture is essentially restricted to southern parts of Karnataka.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mysore/Board-plans-to-promote-sericulture-in-north-Karnataka/articleshow/29524568.cms
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