GOVERNMENT OF TAMILNADU
DEPARTMENT OF SERICULTURE

1. Mulberry Expansion 

During the year 2016-2017 an extent of 7639.75 acres have been brought under mulberry cultivation, against the annual target of 10530 acres, under various schemes upto March 2017. The Annual Performance in respect of mulberry area expansion for the last fourteen years is shown in the Table-1

 

2. Silkworm Seed Consumption

The production and supply of disease free silkworm seed is continued as the main activity. Against the target of 182.563 lakhs layings for the year 2016-2017 a quantity of 153.206 lakh layings has been supplied to the rearers upto March 2017.

 

The annual performance is shown in Table -2

 

3. Cocoon Production

A quantity of 12154.261 Metric tons of Silkworm cocoon was produced upto the end of March, 2017, against the target of 12700 Metric tons, out of which 1753.805 Metric tons of cocoons were transacted in Government cocoon markets. The performance of cocoon production and market transactions are shown in Tables – 3 & 4 respectively.

Rearing Shed

Polymer Mountage

4. Raw Silk Production

A quantity of 1914.366 Metric tons of raw silk was produced against the target of 2000 Metric tons upto the end of March, 2017. The performance of raw silk production in the State is shown in Table -5.   

Harvesting

Cottage Basin Reeling

 

5. Employment Generation.

During the year 2016-2017 against the target of employment generation for 25000 persons, 38199 have been covered. The employment generation for five years is indicated graphically in Table – 6.

 

6. Government Anna Silk Exchange, Kancheepuram

During the year 2016-2017 the Government Anna Silk exchange, Kancheepuram transacted 81.520 Metric tons of raw silk against the target of 150.00 Metric tons. The performance of the Government Anna Silk Exchange is shown in Table - 7.

 

7. TANSILK, Kancheepuram.

TANSILK is the Apex Silk Marketing Co-operative Federation  transacting raw and ready silk yarn and supplying to the Handloom Weavers Co-operative Societies and Khadi and Village Industries Board. It has purchased 99.267 Metric tons of raw silk and 164.020 Metric tons of ready silk and sold  99.045 Metric tons of raw silk and 164.220 Metric tons of ready silk upto March, 2017,  against   the   target   of  330   Metric  tons  for  the year 2016-2017. The performance of TANSILK for the past five years is detailed in Table - 8.

 

ASSISTANCE TO STAKEHOLDERS DURING 2015-2016

The farmers are motivated to plant high yielding mulberry varieties like V1, MR2, S36, to raise productivity and increased returns.

 

Details of V1 mulberry seed availability informed to farmers and extension staff  assist farmers to plant high yielding mulberry variety.

 

The farmers are trained to take up bivoltine Sericulture and they will be supplied with CSR hybrid layings.

 

The Silk reelers are trained for skill upgradation in processing and preservation of bye products for value addition.

 

In order to take up bivoltine technology the farmers are trained by conducting awareness meets periodically and exposure visits were arranged to learn bivoltine sericulture practices.

 

Women members’ participation is more in sericulture activities and they are being provided with assistance under various programmes such as cultivation of high yielding mulberry variety, training in bivoltine crops, installation of drip irrigation system, construction of separate rearing houses and procurement of improved rearing equipments.

 

Necessary assistance is being provided to  SC / ST sericulture farmers for their economic development through Sericulture.

 

Assistance is being provided for adopting water saving technology like drip irrigation.

 

The details of assistance provided to the farmers and reelers under various schemes are furnished below:-

 

 

 

Sl.No.

Name of the Scheme

Scheme Components

Assistance  per Beneficiary

1.

State Plan

a) Subsidy for planting high yielding Mulberry varieties (Per acre)

Rs.10,500

b) Installation of Drip Irrigation System (per acre)

Rs.30,000

c) Procurement of improved rearing  house for increased cocoon productivity

.Level -I Rs.82,500

Level -II Rs.87,500

Level -III Rs.63,000

d) Procurement of improved Rearing Equipments

Rs. 52,500

 

 

 

Sl.No.

Name of the Scheme

Scheme Components

Assistance  per Beneficiary

 

2

 

SD&PSF

Insurance coverage for silkworm crop and Assets Rs. 281.70
 Incentive for Production of Bivoltine Reeling Cocoons -  per Kg. Rs. 10
 Incentive for Production of Bivoltine Silk- per Kg. Rs. 100
 

 

 

3

 

 

Central Sector Scheme

Beneficiary empowerment Programme (BEP) Rs. 7000
Training to Sericulture Framers under  ISDS Rs. 6600
Reeling Training  under  ISDS Rs. 13000
Prophylactic measures Rs. 13974000
Establishment of Chawkie Rearing Centre Rs. 800000
Establishmant of Seri Poly clinic Rs. 112000
Establishmant of Multiend Silk Reeling Unit Rs. 1325000
       

                  

All new farmers planting mulberry during the financial year are eligible for availing the financial assistance, as well as technical guidance provided by the Department of Sericulture. The farmers and reelers may approach the Assistant Inspector of Sericulture of the Technical Service Centers concerned or the Assistant Director of Sericulture of particular jurisdiction / District for any assistance or information.

 

     TABLE – 1   MULBERRY   AREA   EXPANSION

Serial

Number

Year

Target

Achievement

(Area in acres)

1

2002-2003

1165

987

2

2003-2004

1140

1452

3

2004-2005

1140

1768

4

2005-2006

1730

6431

5

2006-2007

3100

10389.35

6

2007-2008

10000

10410.70

7

2008-2009

10000

10037.20

          8

2009-2010

7500

8031.00

9

2010-2011

7500

7550.45

10

2011-2012 

5000

 5120.00

        11

2012-2013

5000

5158.20

12

2013-2014

9262

6051.00

13

2014-2015

11100

8786.25

14

2015-2016

7500

12575.25

15

2016-2017

10530

7639.75

       
       

 

 TABLE – 2   SILKWORM SEED CONSUMPTION

Serial

Number

Year

Target

Achievement

(Lakh Nos.)

1

2002-2003

164.00

89.564

2

2003-2004

130.00

40.800

3

2004-2005

60.00

52.642

4

2005-2006

65.00

85.475

5

2006-2007

95.00

127.021

6

2007-2008

135.00

151.417

7

2008-2009

165.00

153.603

8

2009-2010

140.00

131.250

9

2010-2011

130.00

124.028

10

2011-2012 

135.00

  140.778

11 

2012-2013 

147.00 

114.977 

12

2013-2014 

145.14 

100.797 

13 2014-2015 167.260 138.730
14 2015-2016 156.000 162.382
15 2016-2017 182.563 153.206
       

  

TABLE – 3   COCOON  PRODUCTION

Serial

Number

Year

Target

Achievement

(in Metric Tons)

1

2002-2003

7490

4005

2

2003-2004

5850

2124

3

2004-2005

3000

3101

4

2005-2006

4000

5225

5

2006-2007

5900

7930.500

6

2007-2008

8370

9675.70

7

2008-2009

10500

9949.10

8

2009-2010

9250

8587.60

9

2010-2011

8450

8157.00

10

2011-2012 

8775

  9685.20

 11

2012-2013

9550 

8012.99 

 12

2013-2014

9393 

7205.80 

13 2014-2015 11572 10256.30
14 2015-2016 10825 12043.159
15 2016-2017 12700 12154.261
       

 

 

 

 TABLE – 4   TRANSACTION  AT GOVERNMENT  COCOON  MARKETS

Serial

Number

Year

Target

Achievement

(in Metric Tons)

1

2002-2003

3245

2164

2

2003-2004

2734

1490

3

2004-2005

1993

2012

4

2005-2006

2379

2315

5

2006-2007

2957.500

3203.80

6

2007-2008

3000.000

3315.80

7

2008-2009

3500.000

3017.20

8

2009-2010

3400.000

2840.00

9

2010-2011

2750.00

2496.30

10

2011-2012 

2750.000

  2425.20

 11

2012-2013 

2750.000 

1762.30 

 12

2013-2014 

2615.000 

1412.37 

13 2014-2015 2815.00 1592.30
14 2015-2016 2815.00 1893.273
14 2016-2017 2460.00 1753.805
       

 

TABLE – 5   RAW    SILK    PRODUCTION

Serial

Number

Year

Target

Achievement

(in Metric Tons)

1

2002-2003

920

490

2

2003-2004

700

285

3

2004-2005

400

443

4

2005-2006

600

739

5

2006-2007

800

1124.480

6

2007-2008

1200

1367.869

7

2008-2009

1500

1411.30

8

2009-2010

1350

1232.887

9

2010-2011

1200

1182.204

10

2011-2012 

1250

  1417.585

 11

 2012-2013

1400 

1184.619 

 12

 2013-2014

1616 

1120.168 

13 2014-2015 1739 1601.898
14 2015-2016 1700 1897.634
15 2016-2017 2000 1914.366
       

 

TABLE – 6   EMPLOYMENT GENERATION (No. of Persons employed)

Serial

Number

Year

Target

Achievement

(in numbers)

1

2002-2003

5825

4935

2

2003-2004

5000

7260

3

2004-2005

5700

8840

4

2005-2006

8650

11660

5

2006-2007

15500

51947

6

2007-2008

50000

50254

7

2008-2009

50000

50186

8

2009-2010

37500

40155

9

2010-2011

37500

37752

10

2011-2012 

25000

  25600

 11

2012-2013

25000 

30256

12 2013-2014 46310

30255

13 2014-2015 55500

43931

14 2015-2016 37500

62887

15 2016-2017 25000

38199

       

 

TABLE – 7  PERFORMANCE  OF  GOVERNMENT  ANNA  SILK  EXCHANGE,  KANCHEEPURAM

Serial

Number

Year

Target

Achievement

(in Metric Tons)

1

2002-2003

200

137

2

2003-2004

200

101

3

2004-2005

150

125

4

2005-2006

150

107

5

2006-2007

125

153.643

6

2007-2008

150

159.852

7

2008-2009

160

150.530

8

2009-2010

150

146.541

9

2010-2011

150

125.632

10

2011-2012 

150

  118.308

 11

2012-2013 

 150

61.885 

 12

2013-2014 

 150

81.537 

13 2014-2015 150 94.221
14 2015-2016 150 89.756
15 2016-2017 150 81.520
       

 

TABLE – 8    TRANSACTIONS  OF  TANSILK, KANCHEEPURAM

Serial

Number

Year

Physical Target  (in

Metric Tons)

Physical Achievement

(in Metric Tons)

Value

(Rs. in lakhs)

Purchase

Sales

Purchase

Sales

1

2002-2003

500

269

261

2868.50

2833.90

2

2003-2004

300

250

254

3164.01

3219.05

3

2004-2005

300

319

314

3782.50

3730.49

4

2005-2006

300

382

381

5385.80

5369.03

5

2006-2007

300

411.34

405.90

5784.70

5817.19

6

2007-2008

300

457.70

468.23

6038.00

6235.12

7

2008-2009

350

226.00

226.00

3069.00

3100.00

8

2009-2010

350

431.904

431.043

7766.79

7812.00

9

2010-2011

350

390.565

387.575

9318.17

9299.94

10

2011-2012

400

299.955

297.789

6256.85

6300.38

11 2012-2013 400 248.072 255.431 6576.83 6726.61
12 2013-2014 400 270.078 267.000 9095.35 9012.00
13 2014-2015 400 259.288 262.076 7859.06 8010.99
14 2015-2016 330 300.290 304.407 8412.041 8582.239.83
15 2016-2017 330 263.487 263.265 9071.64 9091.387