Bangalore, Mar 13
India has nearly halved raw silk imports from China in the last five years with the goal to bring it down to zero level in less than a decade, a top official of Central Silk Board (CSB) said on We...
Hyderabad, Feb. 7
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy has directed the Finance Department to release Rs 12 crore immediately towards silk yarn subsidy to weavers. Each weaver will get subsi...
Bangalore, Jan 1
Ishita Roy, member secretary, Central Silk Board (CSB), has assumed charge as the Secretary General of the International Sericulture Commission, the inter-governmental organisation of silk produci...
Chennai, Oct. 19
Women hesitate to take up weaving due to the physical strain. RmKV hopes more women will take to weaving after it introduced pneumatic looms.
Pune, Sept. 14
India is eyeing silk production crossing 26,000 tonnes in the current fiscal, translating into a growth of around 20 per cent over last year.
“Silk production has been rising 15-20 per ce...
Belgaum, July 10
Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation (KSIC) is looking at sales of Rs 110 crore this year as against Rs 90 crore last year, the deputy director of KSIC, Mr P.M. Chandrasehkharaiah, told reporters...
Bangalore, March 18
The Central Silk Board (CSB) has released two high productive silkworm breeds – Bivoltine double hybrids ( and improved cross breed for large-scale field trials.
Union Minister for Commer...
New Delhi, March 5
The Government is eyeing wastelands in central India, both public and private, to promote the cultivation of tasar silk. Besides enhancing the local livelihoods, the prop...
Visakhapatnam, Jan. 3
A colourful national silk expo, organised by the Silk Mark Organisation of India, to sell genuine silks to customers got under way in the Swarna Bharati indoor stadium here on Thursday. The expo,...
Mumbai, Dec 10
Atmosphere, the flagship home textile brand of Himatsingka Seide, plans to tap into new overseas markets through the e-commerce route, while continuing to expand with its brick-and...
Coimbatore, Oct 1
With demand for silk exceeding supply, India has to import nearly 4,000 tonnes of silk fabrics from China, a top official of Silk Mark of India (SMOI) said today.As against the demand of 30...
Chennai, July 14
The silk sari has gone slim-fit. Sri Palam Silks, the brainchild of Ms Jeyasree Ravi, who belongs to the family of Nalli, a well-known sari retailer in the South, now offers slim-fit saris that pr...
Bangalore, June 20
The International Sericulture Commission (ISC) has shifted its secretariat to Bangalore. The ISC is an inter-governmental organisation of silk producing countries and established in the...