Sericulture,
Telangana State

About Us

Introduction

  •      Sericulture is an Agro-industry, Mulberry cultivation, Silkworm rearing are agriculture in nature where as silk reeling, silk twisting and weaving activities are industrial in nature.

  •           China stands in First position in Global Silk Production with 68600 MTs (2019-20)

  •          India stands at 2nd place with 36152 MTs while Uzbekistan with 2037 MTS in 3rd place and Vietnam 795 MTs and Thailand with 700 MTs, Vietnam with 520 MTs. The total demand of silk is 65000 MTs in India.

  •          Karnataka produces 11, 143 MTs of raw-silk (1st place in the country, 2019-20) followed by Andhra Pradesh with 7,962 MTs followed by Tamilnadu with 2,154 MTs, followed by Telangana with 297 MTs there is a gap of nearly 33000 MTs of Raw-silk.

1.    Central Sector Scheme : Under CSS, 1.General Category  with sharing pattern 50:25:25 CSB: State : Beneficiary  covering the following components.

  •          Kisan Nursaries

  •          Development of Mulberry bush plantation

  •          Disinfectants

  •          Construction of  rearing houses

  •          Supply of rearing appliances

  •          Establishment of Chawkie rearing centers

  •          Establishment of Silk Reeling Units i.e. Multiend  Silk Reeling Units (MERU), Automatic Silk Reeling Unit (ARM), Twisting Units and Tub dying units

  •          Establishment of Grainages and Assistance to Seed rearers.

2.    SC-Sub plan and Tribal Sub Plan: Under Central Sector Schemes with the sharing pattern 65:25:10 Central : State : Beneficiary contribution for SCSP & TSP covering the above components.

 

3.    Normal State Plan (NSP) : Under NSP Matching State Share (MSS) for the Central Sector Schemes 25% of the unit cost basing on the sharing pattern 50:25:25 Central : State : Beneficiary contribution for General Category and sharing pattern for SCSP & TSP 65:25:10 Central : State : Beneficiary contribution covering the above CSS components.  In addition to under NSP the following components  are being sanctioned under Annual Plan.

  •          Supply of quality disinfectants to Tasar rearers

  •          Farm Mechanization

  •          Production incentives to Mulberry, Tasar farmers

  •          Assistance for construction of rearing sheds

  •          Strengthening of Govt. Silk Reeling Units

  •          Subsidies to the Tasar Weavers cooperative societies

  •          Sericulture Training & Publicity

 

4.    Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) : Certain schemes are being sanctioned under RKVY with sharing pattern 50:50 (Central & State : Beneficiary)

  •   Construction of Rearing houses

  •   Strengthening of Govt. Seed Farms

 

5.    Convergence with MG-NREGS: Telangana is the first state to cover the Tasar silkworm rearing under convergence with MG NREGS, there by tasar farmer will get 145 mandays covering (2) beneficiaries per family i.e., Rs.62,000/- additional income besides income from regular tasar crop.

  •    For Mulberry bush plantation Rs.1.25 lakhs of which 1st year Rs. 53,000/- & year 2nd & 3rd  year  Rs.36,000/- each is provided under MGNREGS. This benefit is allowed for (2) acres.

  •    For Silkworm Rearing Shed construction Rs.1.03 lakhs is provided of which Rs.1.00 lakhs material component and Rs.3000/- is wage component under convergence with MG NREGS

 

6.    Status of Sericulture Before and After formation of Telangana State :

 

ACHIEVEMENTS BEFORE AND AFTER TELANGANA STATE

Sl. No.

Particulars

Before formation
of Telangana State

2014

After formation of
 Telangana State

(Upto 2020-21)

1

Area under Mulberry (in Ac)

3,176

12,654

2

Cocoon Production (in MTs)

699.58

1992.90

3

Avg. yield per 100 DFLs (in Kgs)

60

73

4

No.of Kissan Nurseries (in Nos)

0

10

5

Raw Silk Production against cocoons consumed within the state (in MTs)

 105

306.6

6

No.of Chawkie Rearing Centres

5

10

7

No.of Multi-end Reeling Units

2

10

8

No.of Automatic Reeling Machine

1

3 

(proposed to establish (3) more)

9

Employment Generation (no.of  persons)

15,880

59,625

10

Tassar Cocoon Production (in lakh No.s)

44.484

(during 2017-18)

78.665

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

Contact Us

O/o Commissioner of Horticulture, Beside Criminal Court, Red Hills, Hyderabad


Contacts


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