General Information

In Ballari district the Sericulture activities are gaining momentum in appreciable manner due to geographic suitability of the activity. Supply of good quality diceas free layings, good extension support for getting high quality mulbary leaf production and thrust has been given for the adoption of new technological methods by the farmers that are introduced by the department. As a result of intensive followup of the department the Sericulture, devlopment in the district, showing the good progress. The total area under Sericulture during the year 2005-2006 upto end of December'2005 is 887.20 hectars. There are about 1803 farmers practicing Sericulture activities in the district. Silk worm races were reared in the district includes MSC X CSR 2(CB) and CSR2XCSR4(BV). Because of the availability of suitable climatic conditions red loamy soil with good extension support the Sericulture activity can be undertaken in a large scale in the District.

Important Statistics

Details of Sericulturists as on 31.12.2012
SC
ST
BCM
Others
Total
Women
104
160
18
804
1085
199

 

Area of Mulberry Variety wise as on 31.12.2012
M-5
S-34
S-36
V-1
Total
139
-
7.70
640
786.70
> Area in Hectares

 

Details of brushing(in lakhs) as on 31.12.2012
Race
During the month
Upto end of the month
Target
Achievement
Target
Achievement
C.B
0.92
0.44
7.86
6.11
B.V
0.30
0.19
1.40
0.84
Total
1.22
6.33
9.26
6.26

 

Cocoon Production (in M.Tones)as on 31.12.2012
Race
During the month
Upto end of the month
Target
Achievement
Target
Achievement
C.B
55.2
29.52
5471.66
354.46
B.V
18.0
9.20
66.00
37.73
Total
73.2
38.72
537.66
392.19

 

Production of D.F. laying (in lakhs) as on 31.12.2005
Race
During the month
Upto end of the month
Target
Achievement
Target
Achievement
C.B
0.30
0.05
2.70
0.46
B.V
-
-
-
-
Total
0.30
0.05
2.70
0.46

Whom to contact

Sl.No
Contact Officer's Designation
For What
1

Village or Gram Panchayath Level

  • Serculture Operator
  • Sericulture Demonstrator
For Technical guidance and sericulture developmental schemes.
2

Taluka Level

  • Sericulture extension officer
  • Asst. Director of Sericulture
For Technical guidance and sericulture developmental schemes.
3

District Level

  • Deputy Director
For Technical guidance and sericulture developmental schemes.

Contact Numbers

Officer
STD Code
Phone Number
Deputy Director of Sericulture
08392
240073
Asst. Director of Sericulture
08391
216265
Technical Service Centre, H.B. Halli
08397
239490
Technical Service Centre, Kudligi
08391
216265
Technical Service Centre, Hosahalli
08391
229220