ocial mobilization entails bringing together partners to raise awareness of and demand for a specific program, to support the distribution of resources and services, and to promote community engagement for sustainability and self-sufficiency.
Given the potential for sericulture in the northeastern region of India, the Indian government has initiated projects under the “Northeast Region Textile Promotion Scheme” (NERTPS).
The project aims for holistic development of sericulture in all its spheres, from plantation to production of fabrics with the value addition at every stage of the production chain. The sericulture project is being implemented in 8 districts of Tripura under NERTPS by the Directorate of Handloom, Handicraft, and Sericulture, Government of Tripura, with the help of Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. The project has already benefited more than 14500 beneficiaries in the state.
The Sericulture project was implemented in Dhalai district. The training program was successful, 760 beneficiaries attended, who are currently engaged in sericulture under IBSDP.