Sericulture

Introduction

Silk is the queen of textile and the naturally produced animal fiber. As long as human desire for silk garments continues, the demand for sericulture activity remains. “Sericulture” means cultivation of silkworms, which finally produces silk.  The Department and ITDA Bhadrachalam is providing technical and financial support to the tribal farmers and grainures in the production of …

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Basic Information

Department MULBERRY SECTOR TASAR SECTOR   No.of Mandals covered No.of villages covered No.of benefi ciaries covered No.of Seed Farms No.of Mandals covered No.of villages covered No.of benefi ciaries covered No.of Grainages No.of Pvt. Grainuers SERICULTURE 09 21 61 05 08 50 1374 02 11

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Staffing Pattern

Sl. No. Department Name of the post  No. of post Sanctioned No of posts filled No of posts vacant 1 SERICULTURE Dy.Director of Sericulture 1 1 0 2 Asst.Director of Sericulture 1 0 1 3 Sericulture Officer 4 3 1 4 Asst.Sericulture Officer 7 5 2 5 Technical Officer 15 10 5 6 Technical Asst., …

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Directory

Sl. No.  Name Designation Contact Number STD Code Office Number Fax Cell No. Email Id  I O/O DDS Khammam 1 Sri K.S Papireddy DDS – – – 9866699176 ddskmm@gmail.com 2 Sri P.Srinivasa chary SO 9676333126 II O/O ADS B’’chalam 08743 232328 – – sericulturebcm@gmail.com 1 Dr.M.Rammurthy, ADS(FAC) 8106951313 2 Smt K.Bhavani SO 9866699215 3 Sri …

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Institutions & facilities

Sl No Name of the Institution Location Mandal Main activities In charge Officer/Staff Contact No. 1 Pilot Project Center Bhadrachalam Bhadrachalam Silkworm rearing and cocoon production activity Smt K.Bhavani, Sericulture Officer 9866699215 2 Govt.Tasar Grainage Yetapaka Bhadrachalam Production of Tasar DFLs 3 Govt.Tasar Seed Station, Venkatapuram Venkatapuram Silkworm rearing and cocoon production activity Sri A.Veeraiah, …

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Targets (2012-13)

Sl. No. Item / Subject Target Target date for completion Phy. Fin. (in Lks) 1 Mulberry Extension (in Acres) 100 9.00 DFLs Brushing (in Nos) 92000 3.68 Cocoon Production (in Mts) 51.200 10.24 2 Tasar Extension – DFLs Brushing (in Lks Nos) 2.902 17.41 Cocoon Production (in Lks Nos) 99.740 99.74

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Achievement (2012-13)

Sl. No. Item / Subject  Achievement Date of completion Phy. Fin. 1 Mulberry Extension Acres planted 51 4.59 DFLs Brushing (In Nos) 56,070 2.24 Cocoon Production (in MTs) 31.956 7.98 2 Tasar Sector DFLs Brushing (in Lks Nos) 2.750 16.50 Cocoon Production (in Lks Nos) 23.078 23.33

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Awards & Honours

1.  Smt Midiyam Kanthamma, W/O Dulaiah, R/o Boddugudem(v) of Chintoor(M) Awarded for Best performance under Private Grainuer on the eve of “International Women Day” on 8-03-2013. 2.  Smt Ketha Nagamani, D/O Ramulu, R/o Ramachandrapuram (v) of Venkatapuram(M) Awarded for Best performance under Private Grainuer on the eve of “International Women Day” on 8-03-2013. 3. Smt …

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Existing Schemes & Programs

Department Name of the Scheme/Programme Description Eligibility How to apply Sanctioning authority Sericulture Tasar Sector Providing Subsidy under TRICOR Action Plan Assistance to tasar farmers for maintenance of existing tasar host plantation towards bush clearance before commencement of tasar rearings. For all ST Tasar rearers Through Unit officer of Sericulture Department/ IKP Commissioner of Sericulture, …

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Challenges

In discriminate felling of Tasar food plantation   Production of One Crore Tasar Cocoons in the financial year 2013-14 Promotion of value addition activities

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Reports / Documents

Trainings :– a) Training to tribal tasar farmers in maintenance of tasar food plantation and silk worm rearing. b) Training to tribal grainuers in Tasar DFLs production. c) Training in silk reeling to tribal women. d) Training in Mulberry cultivation and silkworm rearing to mulberry farmers.

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Reports / Documents

Case study on Tasarculture in Yerrampeta of Chintoor mandal documented and published in the publication entitled: “Biodiversity Conservation for Enhanced Livelihoods” – Case studies from Andhra Pradesh  (Enclosed)

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