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Sericulture has been one of the money earning sectors in Kashmir from ancient times. Realizing the economic potential of silk and sericulture LG Manoj Sinha recently inaugurates workshop on Sericulture in J&K under title “Silk Samagra & beyond”

He said the workshop will serve as an effective tool to provide a platform for sharing knowledge of latest technologies and details of government schemes to stakeholders for increasing the productivity of silk here.

Our prime objective is to make the lives of farmers associated with this dream fabric better and to ensure uniqueness, beauty, and ingenuity, which are the hallmark of J&K’s crafts, dominates the global market, he asserted.

He said, under the guidance of the Prime Minister the government endeavours to provide training, technology inputs, IT tools and other infrastructure support required for the transformation of the Sericulture sector.

The futuristic roadmap for holistic growth of the agriculture & allied sector will help in ensuring product quality, quantity and boosting global demand. We need to safeguard skills handed down from generation to generation and make this sector financially more attractive, LG observed.

He highlighted the high potential for increasing silk production in J&K.

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