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Government Of Assam Handloom Textiles & Sericulture Directorate of Sericulture

Intensive Bivoltine Sericulture Development Project (IBSDP)

    1. Introduction

      The Govt. of India has approved a Project-based strategy for the North East Region under an umbrella scheme by name "North East Region Textile Promotion scheme". This umbrella scheme will be implemented in the North East Region in addition to the regular schemes of the Ministry. The expenditure under this scheme will be met from the 10 percent budget outlay being earmarked for North Eastern States. Planning Commission allocated a provision of Rs.1038.10 crore for NERTPS in 12th Plan. The scheme was approved by the EFC on 8th April, 2013 and CCEA on 7th November, 2013 North East Region Textile Promotion Scheme (NERTPS) Sericulture projects for Assam

      Directorate of Sericulture, Assam under NERTPS has implemented 2 (two) Projects in Assam:

      1. Integrated Sericulture Development Project (ISDP)
      2. Intensive Bivoltine Sericulture Development Project (IBSDP)

      IBSDP Targets

      Intensive Bivoltine Sericulture Development Project (IBSDP)

      1TitleIntensive Bivoltine Sericulture Development Project for Mulberry
      2Project AreaDistrict-Darrang, Block-Kalaigaon & Sipajhar
      3No. of Beneficiaries1000 Nos. Women beneficiaries
      4Executing AgencyMinistry of Textiles, Govt. of India
      5Implementing AgencyDirectorate of Sericulture, Govt. of Assam & REC, CSB, Mangaldoi
      6Project Period3 years from 2015-16 to 2017-18
      6Funding AgencyMinistry of Textiles under NER-Textile Promotion Scheme

      Funding pattern of IBSDP

      AgencyShare( Rs in lakh)%Fund released during 2015-16 ( Rs in lakh)
      Beneficiary327.1511.07As per scheme

      Financial Progress during 2015-16

      1Total Project CostRs.2954.85 lakh
      2Amount Received from GOI during 2015-16Rs.550.00 lakh
      3UC SubmittedRs.458.34 lakh
      4Balance UCRs. 91.66 lakh

      Implementing Agencies


      This is a pilot project on Mulberry taken up in one cluster covering Kalaigaon and Sipajhar Blocks in Darrang District. The cluster is being supported by nearby REC unit of Central Silk Board and Directorate of Sericulture Assam.


      APre Cocoon Activities
      iSupport for development of Kisan nursery
      iiSupport for Mulberry Plantation Development from MGNREGS
      iiiMaintenance/ rejuvenation cost for existing Mulberry Plantation from MGNREGS
      ivAssistance towards fencing of Mulberry Gardens
      vSupport for construction of Vermicompost shed
      viAssistance for irrigation and other Water Conservation and usage techniques
      viiSupply of Rearing Appliances ( including improved mountages ) / farm equipments to farmers )
      viiiAssistance for Construction of Rearing House
      ixAssistance towards construction of Mounting hall
      xAssistance for raising & maintenance of Chawkie gardens, construction of CRC buildings and procurement of Chawkie Rearing equipments:
      xiDoor to Door Service Agents for Disinfection and inputs supply & Assistance for Sericulture Poly-Clinics

      Post Cocoon Activities

      iSupport for Cocoon Storage Centres
      iiSupport for setting of Hot-Air Drier (50 Kg capacity electrical)
      iiiSupport for Multi-end Reeling Unit - 6 Basins 100 ends
      ivSupport for Twisting Plant ( 480 spindles)
      vSupport for construction of reeling shed
      viImproved Certified looms

      Organisation of Women Groups

      iDeveloping community based organizations (CBOs) in line with Resham Doot concept
      iiSkill Upgradation of Stakeholder
      iiiEngagement of Consultant for Programme Monitoring etc

      Physical Progress during 2015-16

      Physical Progress during 2015-2016

      A. Nursery

      Target-4 Nos
      Achieved-4 Nos

      B. Plantation

      Target-75 Acres
      Achieved -75 Acres

      C. Chawkie Rearing at Chawaki Centre

      Target-2 Nos
      Achieved -2 Nos

      D. Rearing equipments to beneficiaries

      Target-100 Nos
      Achieved -100 Nos

      E. Rearing House cum Mountage Hall

      Target-200 Nos
      Achieved -200 Nos

      Rearing Activities

      Training on Social Mobilization

      Monitoring and Evaluation

      Three layers Monitoring & Evaluation has been adopted in the project:

      1. Project Approval & Monitoring Committee (PAMC)
      2. State Level Committee for Project Implementation and Monitoring (SLCPIM)
      3. Project Level Committee (PLC)

      Project Approval & Monitoring Committee (PAMC)

      1. Secretary (Textiles) - Chairperson
      2. Representative of Planning Commission –Member
      3. Representative of Ministry of DONER – Member
      4. Representative of Department of Expenditure – Member
      5. Representative of Ministry of MS & ME – Member
      6. Representative of Ministry of DIPP – Member
      7. Representatives of the relevant State Government(s) – Member(s)
      8. Financial Advisor, Ministry of Textiles - Member
      9. Joint Secretary concerned/DC(HL)/DC(HC)- Member
      10. Economic Advisor, Ministry of Textiles – Member Secretary

      State Level Committee for Project Implementation and Monitoring (SLCPIM)

      1. Chief Secretary, Govt. of Assam-Chairman
      2. Secretary, Sericulture Department- Member
      3. Secretary, Rural Development Departmen - Member
      4. Member Secretary, CSB, Bangalore- Member
      5. Representative from Ministry of Textiles, GOI - Member
      6. Director, CSR&TI, Berhampore - Member
      7. Joint Secretary (T), RO, Guwahati - Member
      8. Director of Sericulture, Assam - Member Convener

      Project Level Committee (PLC)

      1. Director of Sericulture, Assam -Member
      2. Joint Secretary (T), RO, CSB, Guwahati-Member
      3. Nodal Officer, CSB, Bangalore-Member
      4. Scientist-C, REC, Mangaldoi-Member
      5. District Sericulture Officer, Mangaldai-Member
      6. Project Director, DRDA -Member
      7. Project Consultant-Member
      8. Representative of Women Beneficiaries(One each per block)-Members
      9. Mission Director, DOS, Assam-Member Convener