Sericulture The area of Assam

Sericulture

Sericulture

  • Sericulture The area of Assam that Diya Foundation is currently actively engaged in is referred to as the golden belt for sericulture. The Rabha communities in these areas are still holding on to this traditional practice. Diya Foundation is working on promoting sericulture in these areas and for that has formed a farmer producer company (FPC) called Mappakai. A total of 550 households are involved in Sericulture value chain activity (plantation, rearing, spinning, weaving, natural dying) and are earning an additional income of around 3500/- to 4000/- additionally per month. Eri silk and Muga silk are produced under this livelihood
    intervention.