Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Indian govt extends CDP scheme for sericulture to XII Plan
Indian govt extends CDP scheme for sericulture to XII Plan
13
Sep '13
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, Government of India, has approved the continuation of the centrally sponsored scheme of Catalytic Development Programme (CDP) of the Ministry of Textiles, relating to sericulture sector, during the XII Plan period (2012-17). 
 
The CDP comprises three major sectors, viz. (a) Mulberry Sector; (b) Vanya Sector, and, (c) Post Cocoon Sector. For the 12th Plan period, the CDP has been redesigned to meet the sectoral requirements, and to ensure that the sector grows at a healthy pace.
 
While some of the existing components of CDP have been deepened/modified by taking up certain additional inputs/sub-components, certain new interventions have also been proposed in order to meet the zonal requirements.
 
 A new component viz. “Special Initiatives (Flexi Fund)” has also been proposed to address critical requirements for implementation of sericulture projects. 
 
During the 12th Plan, the core objective of the CDP is to scale up production, particularly, production of quality Bivoltine and improved cross breed silk cocoons in the country through cluster approach. 
 
For the purpose, an outlay of Rs. 8.89 billion has been earmarked, and the funding will be continued in the ratio of 80:10:10 for Central, State & Beneficiary in Special Status States (8 Northeastern states, J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh & Jharkhand). 
 
The scheme would support the efforts of States to achieve total production of 32,000 MTs of silk, which would be an increase of 38.77 percent over 11th Plan production of 23,060 MTs. 
 
The scheme also has a specific target of achieving production of 5,000 MT Bivoltine and 6,000 MT improved gradable cross breed mulberry silk (2A/3A Grade and above silk for consumption in power loom) by the end of 12th Plan period. 
 
It would also help in generating direct and indirect employment to the tune of 9.24 million by the last year of 12th Plan. 
 
According to a report ‘Evaluation of Catalytic Development Programme during XI Plan’ prepared by the National Productivity Council, CDP has contributed substantially to the growth and development of sericulture sector in the country. 
 
During the XI Plan, employment in India’s sericulture sector has grown by about 1.56 million and has reached the level of 7.56 million people, the report adds.
 
“This indicates that considerable interest in sericulture activities has been generated in the recent years through the intervention of CDP scheme. Moreover, many non-traditional sericulture practicing states have already taken up sericulture activities as a source of income and employment generation,” states the report.
 
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 26th May 2017

Lenzing unleashes new eco-friendly fibre

There's a new eco-friendly fibre on the anvil—Austrian speciality...

Apparel/Garments | On 26th May 2017

Benetton seeks approval for FDI in single-brand retail

Global fashion brand Benetton Group, has sought Indian government's...

Apparel/Garments | On 26th May 2017

Walmart to conduct GST workshops for SME suppliers

With the objective of supporting its small and medium-sized (SME)...

Interviews View All

Deepak Jain
Baggout

We are using Facebook and Instagram to promote ourselves

Yash Maniyar
Rekha Maniyar

Indian fashion market is growing at a staggering rate

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search