GOVERNMENT OF TAMILNADU
DEPARTMENT OF SERICULTURE

Salient Features

Seritourism center is sited in Silkfarm Yercaud , below the View point called “Lady’s Seat” in Yercaud. This center displays all Silk producing activities – Mulberry Garden maintenance, Silkworm rearing techniques with all stages of Silkworm “Bombyx Morri” from hatching to cocoon harvesting and reeling activites

 

Reeling silk from cocoon - the ancient techniques to the latest i.e., Charka, Cottage basin, Multi-end machine and Automatic reeling machine are used to produce raw silk. The process of reeling explained to the visitors by the expert.

Twisting and weaving of silk- The process involved in these activities are explained by the expert to the visitors