District : Chickmagalur                 

State : Karnataka

Sericulture Department

Sericulture is one of the important Rural Agriculture based industry.  The main objective of this department is to provide employment and financial assistance to the backward communities, landless labourers.  On an average thirteen(13) people are provided employment for a period of one year per hectare of mulberry cultivation.  Sericulture is involved in two different activities:-

The district has 258 Seri culturists  who are growing mulberry in 155 villages covering an extent of 109.02 hectares.

Silk worm rearing is carried out in specially designed sheds.  The worms will produce cocoons in 24 to 27 days.  

Schemes of the Department

For Further details Please contact :

The Deputy Director,

Sericulture, Behind Z.P.Office Building,

K.M.Road, Chickmagalur - 577 102

Ph. 08262 -  220007