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Mandate

  • Conduct scientific, technical and economic research to enhance production, productivity and quality of Indian silk.
  • Development of package of practices for Host Plant, Silkworm rearing, Post Cocoon Technology and its dissemination. 
  • Commercialization of products & Technologies and industry interface. 
  • Efforts to reduce input cost & drudgery and by-product utilization to increase net income and productivity. 
  • Enhance production of international grade silk for import substitution and earning foreign exchange. 
  • Human Resource Development. 
  • Maintenance of Breeders Stock. 
  • Disease & Pest Monitoring and Forecasting and Forewarning. 
  • Dissemination of knowledge, R&D innovations and package of practices through ICT tools.
  • Undertake collaborative Research Programmes/Projects with reputed National and International R&D institutions. 
  • Strengthening institutional framework to support ongoing research, allied activities, scientific and technical services. 
  • Inter institutional collaboration for better synergy. 
  • Studies on techno-economic feasibility of sericulture technologies. 
  • Providing technical and consultancy services.