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CSB conducts workshop on trends in silk processing
May '10
Silk industry of India is poised for tremendous growth what with raw material, manpower training and technological support from Ministry of Textiles, and particularly from Central Silk Board and Silk Mark Organisation of India, Bangalore.

In order to prepare the Indian silk sector and help it go to the next level, Central Silk Board conducted this workshop on Trends on Silk Processing, today at the Central Silk Board Auditorium.

The workshop was inaugurated Mr Surata Roy, Director, Central Silk Training and Research Institute, Bangalore and was attended by more than 70 participants from all parts of the country.

Mr K S Menon, CEO, Silk Mark Organisation of India, Bangalore briefed the participants about the programme and the importance of the initiative taken by his organization.

The workshop sessions included demonstration on degumming, bleaching, dyeing and water analysis besides silk purity and colour fastness test.

Other sessions discussed on product development, export issues, Cluster Development Schemes on post cocoon activities, silk mark promotion through Internet and finally, the Open House.

About Central Silk Board:
Central Silk Board established in 1949 as a statutory body under Govt. of India, is a national organization for overall development of sericulture and silk industry.

CSB is statutorily committed to, promote the development of the silk industry by all appropriate measures, and for this purpose, in particular, undertake, assist and encourage scientific, technological and economic research in the silk sector, devise means to improve cultivation of mulberry plantations, produce and distribute healthy silkworm seed, improve the quality and production of raw silk and the marketing of silk.

About Silk Mark Organisation:
Silk Mark Organisation of India is a Society which has brought out Silk Mark - a quality assurance label for Silk. It is a Society backed by Central Silk Board, an Apex body for development of silk and silk industry in India.

Silk Mark Organisation of India has competent textile experts having expertise in silk testing and having industry experience behind them. It has ten centers across the country located in the major weaving clusters and cities having the silk tradition with adequate testing facilities.

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