Mulberry Silk Current Affairs, GK & News
The Textiles Minister of India, Smriti Irani, inaugurated the 8th India International Silk Fair on the Virtual Portal. Highlights This fair is the biggest silk fair of India. The fair is being held under one roof of the virtual platform of Indian Silk Export Promotion Council. The fair is a five days long event. More ..
In light of the growing demand for silk, partially fuelled by the fall in Chinese silk imports, silk cocoon production in Karnataka has been increasing. Silk in India Silk is derived from the cocoons of silkworms (Bombyx mori). India has 5 main types of silk: Mulberry silk Tropical tussar silk Eri silk Muga silk Oak ..