Union Joint Secretary Silks reviews functioning of Sericulture department
SRINAGAR : The Union Joint Secretary (Silks), Ministry of Textiles (MoT), Sanjay Sharan today took a review meeting of the Sericultural Activities in the meeting hall of Directorate of Sericulture, here.
Director Sericulture, J&K, Manzoor Ahmad Qadiri, Director, CSR&TI, Pampore, Additional Director, SDID, Kashmir, Project Executive Officers, District Sericulture Officers, Silk entrepreneurs and farmers associated with the industry attended the meet.
On the occasion, the Director J&K, Sericulture briefed the Joint Secretary about the functioning of the department and gave a PowerPoint presentation of various schemes and programmes being implemented by the department in the UT of J&K.
The Farmers and the entrepreneurs raised different issues being confronted by them in running their respective sericultural activities.
The Joint Secretary (Silks) gave a patient hearing to the issues raised by main stakeholders viz. cocoon growers and silk entrepreneurs with the assurance that their issues will be addressed to their satisfaction.
Sharan lauded the department for various initiatives taken by the department to upgrade and develop the sector to new heights.