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KVIC sets up Odisha’s first silk yarn production centre

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has started a historic initiative to set up first ever Tussar Silk Yarn Production Centre at Choudwar in Cuttack district in Odisha. Key Points The silk yarn production centre was inaugurated on September 24, 2021 by Chairman of KVIC, Vinai Kumar Saxena. This centre will ensure local availability of ..




Indian Sericulture Sector

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 ..