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Government Of Assam Handloom Textiles & Sericulture Directorate of Sericulture

North East Region Textile Promotion scheme

  • 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 scheme was approved by the EFC on 8th April, 2013 and CCEA on 7th November, 2013 as North East Region Textile Promotion Scheme (NERTPS) Sericulture projects for Assam

    Directorate of Sericulture, Assam has been implementing 4(four) Central Sponsored Scheme under North Eastern Regions Textiles Promotion Scheme (NERTPS):

    • Integrated Sericulture Development Project (ISDP)-2015-16 to 2022-23
    • Intensive Bivoltine Sericulture Project (IBSDP) -2015-16 to 2022-23
    • Establishment New Eri Spun Silk Mill -2019-20 to 2022-23
    • Upliftment of Sericulture activities in Aspiration Districts of Assam-2019-20 -2022-23


    1. ISDP has been implemented in 8(eight) districts of Assam,
    • Project Districts are-
            • Muga Sector -Kamrup, Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Cachar
            • Total beneficiary in Muga Sector = 600 Nos.
            • Eri Sector- Morigaon, Sonitpur, Biswanath, Jonai
            • Total beneficiary in Eri Sector = 1200 Nos.
    • Project Cost of ISDP -
    • GOI share                                Rs.47.42          Crores,
    • MGNREGA Share                  Rs.11.52          Crores,
    • State Share                              Rs.4.31            Crores,
    • Ben. Share                               Rs.3.42            Crores,
    • Total Project Cost                 Rs.66.67          Crores


    • Fund released by
            1. MOT                                     Rs. 45.05 Crs.
            2. State Share                            Rs.   4.31 Crs.


    • Fund utilized –                    UC submitted
            • MOT                                     Rs.41.92 Crores (93.06%)
            • State Share                            Rs. 3.95  Crores (91.69%)


    1. Intensive Bivoltine Sericulture Development Project (IBSDP)


    1. Sector – Mulberry
    2. Project District- Darrang (Sipajhar and Kalaigaon Dev. Block)
    3. Total no. of Women Beneficiary                    - 1100 Nos.
    • Total Project Cost of IBSDP-
    1. GOI share                           Rs.26.28          Crores,
    2. Ben. Share                          Rs.  3.27          Crores,

    Total Project Cost       Rs.29.55          Crores

    • MOT Share released                           Rs.24.96 Crs.
    • MOT share utilized (UC)                    Rs.24.51 Crs. (98.21%)
    3. Establishment of New Eri Spun Silk Mill at Bargong, Biswanath
    1. Total Project Cost-                      Rs.2548.22      lakhs (Original -2153.00 +Revised 395.22)
    2. GOI Share                                     Rs.1909.31      lakhs
    3. Addl. GOI Share approved           Rs.395.22        lakhs
    4. Revised GOI share                      Rs.2304.53      lakhs
    5. State Share                                    Rs.212.15        lakhs
    6. Promoter’s contribution                Rs. 31.54         lakhs
    7. Location                                        Bargong under Biswanath District.
    9. MOT share released                      Rs.500.00 lakhs vide Sanction No. F.No.11/13/2018-NERTPS(IA), dt. Otober,2019
    10. State Share received                     Rs. 50.00 lakhs vide Sanction No.FS/SER_2019-20(I)_175, dt.7-3-2020.
    11. Implementation Agency         Directorate of Sericulture, Assam.
    12. Project Period                         2019-20 to 2022-23
    13. Production capacity                33 MT High quality spun silk yarn/annum
      1.                                                 22 MT Noil yarn

    Progress achieved –

    1. Total allotted area- 05 Bigha, 2 Katha, 10 Lessa
      1. Dag No.          1 & 2
      2. Village             Morangaon
      3. Mouza             Behali
      4. Circle               Biswanath
      5. District             Biswanath
    1. Required land has been allotted and handed over by the Deputy Commissioner, Biswanath, Biswanath Chariali for establishment of the Eri Spun Silk Mill vide No. B.L.S-3/2019/11, dt.30-01-2020
    1. Action initiated for preliminary works relating to land development, boundary wall, infrastructure etc. from the State Plan SOPD-G.

     (Rs.in lakhs)


    Total Estimated Cost



          1. Earth Filling of the site of the Mill.



    100% completed,

          1. Boundary Wall of the Mill



    100% completed.

          1. Erection of 11 KV electrical line and Installation of Transformer



    Line and Transformer installed by APDSCL Authority.

    • Public Works Department, Assam will execute the civil construction works of the ESSM at Bargang, Biswanath district as per decision of PIMC held on 9-9-2021.
    • Additional fund required for construction of ESSM building amounting to Rs.3.95 crores has been sanction vide letter No.CSB-37/2/NERTPS/ESSM/2017-18/TS-2 Vol-II, dt.12-8-2022 by Centrals silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India.
    • Administrative Approval was received vide Letter No.HTS.143/2020/180, dt.23rd September, 2022.
    • Communication has been made with Sr. Environmental Engineer of Pollution Control Board for issue of NOC.
    • NOC has been taken for Local Gaon Panchayat vide Letter No. BGP/8/2018-19/1215, dt.11-06-2019
    • Sri Sarbananda Sonowal, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam had laid the Foundation Stone of the Mill on 29th January, 2019.
    1. Upliftment of Sericulture activities in Aspiration Districts of Assam
    1. Project Cost-                           Rs.2103.19 lakhs
    2. GOI Share                               Rs.1956.04 lakhs
    3. Beneficiary                              Rs.148.15 lakhs
    4. MOT share released                   Rs.978.00 lakhs.
    6. No. of beneficiaries                 1116 nos.
    7. Project Areas                           Goalpara (Rangjuli block);
    8.                                                  Barpeta (Chakchaka block) &
    9.                                                   Hailakandi (South Hailakandi block)
    10. Project Period                         2019-20 & 2022-23.
    • Fund utilized                           Rs.654.16 lakhs (67%)





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