Department of Sericulture is scheduled under the ministry of Textiles, Handloom, Handicrafts and Khadhi, Governed by Government of Tamilnadu. Sericulture department head quartered at Salem was formed as separate department in the year 1979. This department actively takes care and encourages farmers and reelers by offering subsidies to promote and increase the silk production towards self sufficient state against the silk requirement. Subsidies are being offered under State Plan Scheme, Central Sector Scheme.

  1. Subsidy for the Plantation of High Yielding Mulberry
  2. Subsidy for the construction of Rearing Sheds (Level – I, II, III)
  3. Subsidy for the installation of Rearing beds
  4. Subsidy for the installation of Drip irrigation
Contact Details
Name/Designation Contact Number eMail ID Address
Assistant Director 04343235070, 7598790151 adserikri@gmail[dot]com Assistant Director Dept of Sericulture Krishnagiri