Monday, 13 August 2012

Area Under Sericulture


With the implementation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Catalytic Development Programme and due to transfer of latest innovative research technologies developed by the
Govt. of India through Central Silk Board, the area under sericulture at the end of XI Plan period (2007-12) was 1.83 lakh hectares including, 72,043 Ha. developed exclusively under this programme. 
            The State-wise details of area under sericulture (mulberry) at the end of XI Plan
(2007-12) are given in the following Table:

#
States
Mulberry area (in Ha)
by end of 2011-12
#
States
Mulberry area (in Ha)
by end of 2011-12
1
Karnataka
70958
14
Madhya Pradesh
1677
2
Andhra Pradesh
40314
15
Maharashtra
2326
3
Tamil Nadu
14593
16
Manipur
6298
4
West Bengal
13557
17
Mizoram
2170
5
Jammu & Kashmir
7082
18
Meghalaya
1298
6
Assam
7074
19
Nagaland
495
7
Arunachal Pradesh
210
20
Odisha
379
8
Bihar
598
21
Punjab
858
9
Chhattisgarh
685
22
Rajasthan
245
10
Haryana
46
23
Sikkim
189
11
Himachal Pradesh
1249
24
Tripura
1590
12
Jharkhand
203
25
Uttarakhand
1632
13
Kerala
1748
26
Uttar Pradesh
5311


Total
1,82,785

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry Of Textiles, Smt. Panabaaka Lakshmi in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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