SRINAGAR, MARCH 28: The UT Level Project Monitoring Committee meeting of Sericulture Development Department, which is the apex committee for approval of projects under Silk Samagra-2, was held today under the Chairmanship of Director General Sericulture, Manzoor Ahmad Quadri.
Among others the meeting was attended by Director Central, Sericultural Research and Training Institute, Central Silk Board (CSB), Pampore, Additional Directors of Sericulture Jammu/Kashmir, Assistant Secretary (Tech.) Regional Office, CSB, Ministry of Textiles New Delhi and senior officers of Sericulture Development Department and Central Silk Board.
The objective of the meeting was to deliberate and approve the action plans of Silk Samagra-2 for the year 2023-24, 2024-25 and 2025-26 for upliftment of farming community associated with sericulture through Holistic Agriculture Development Programme for Sericulture sector. Component wise budgetary allocations of Rs 40.00 crore, kept in the plan, were discussed and reviewed for development of the industry and Important decisions pertaining to implementation of the project were taken.
It was informed in the meeting that HADP for Sericulture is going to benefit 5157 silkworm rearers across the UT which will improve their source of livelihood through Sericulture.
The committee accorded approval to the plan and recommended it for funding from Central Silk Board, Union Textile Ministry.
The members from CSB headquarter Bengluru attended the meeting through virtual mode.