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New Chairman of Central Silk Board assumes charge

Anil Urs Bengaluru | Updated on January 17, 2018

K M Hanumantharayappa has assumed charge as new Chairman of Central Silk Board, Union Ministry of Textiles, on Monday for a period of three years. He is the 25th Chairman of the Central Silk Board.

Hanumantharayappa is a sericulturist and a weaver and succeeds N S Bissegowda, and is a senior political leader from Bharatiya Janata Party and hails from Doddaballapura, a traditional silk weaving cluster in Karnataka.

He had served as a Member to the Central Silk Board during 2000-2002 and is the President of Karnataka State Nekarara Horata Samithi and also served as Chairman, Karnataka Silk Marketing Board (KSMB) during 2010-2013.

Published on August 08, 2016

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