|SERICULTURE DEPARTMENT - PROFILE|
introduced in Tiruchirappalli District in the late 70’s and the progress
is slowly picking up. At present, it has got mulberry
cultivation is about
217.00 acres involving 308 Sericulturists in silkworm
district sericulture complex is functioning in this district, which
includes the following administrative offices.
1. Regional Deputy Director of Sericulture.
Assistant Director of Sericulture.
Silkworm seed (egg) production center – Grainage, Tiruchirappalli
It produces crossbreed layay’s (eggs) by procuring local and foreign race seed cocoons from Denkanikottai and Coimbatore areas and supplies layings to the sericulturists.