Central Silk Board: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs


Sericulture also referred to as a silk farming, is the cultivation of silkworms to produce silk. Bombyx mori (also known as the caterpillar of the domestic silkmoth) is the most widely used and intensively studied silkworm. History of Silk Historically, Silk was found to be produced in China as early as the Neolithic Period. It ..

Arani Silk Saree

The Arani Silk Saree is a high-quality ladies saree which is produced on a handloom. It has a good market demand worldwide. Why is it in the news? The Government of India is implementing a Handloom Marketing Assistance (HMA)scheme to provide marketing facility to several handloom products in India including the Arani Silk Saree. The ..