Bengaluru Gets Second Sericulture Centre
Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 4:21 PM
The Union Government has launched India’s second centre of excellence for sericulture, in Bengaluru. India’s first such centre was set up in Ranchi, Jharkhand by the Central Government. An automatic reeling machine, has also been launched at the Central Silk Board premises in the city. It will enable the Board to attain self-sufficiency and bring silk import to zero level by 2020.