Keeping in view the higher prospects of manufacturing of mulberry silk within the state, a provision of Rs 5 lakh per acre has been made to marginal farmers for its plantation underneath the Silk Samagra-2 program. There is a provision of offering help of Rs.60-60 thousand per acre to marginal farmers for mulberry plantation and irrigation, Rs.3.25 lakh for Krimipalan Bhawan, Rs.50 thousand for worm rearing gear and Rs.5,000 for disinfection.
The Principal Secretary, Village Industries Department, Dr. Alok Shukla has directed all of the collectors of the state to make sure large-scale implementation of the Silk Samagra-2 scheme of the Central Government with regard to planting of mulberry saplings and selling the manufacturing of mulberry silk. Principal Secretary Shri Shukla has stated that there’s immense potential for manufacturing of mulberry silk by planting mulberry saplings in Chhattisgarh. There is a big scarcity of silk within the nation at current, so no matter silk cocoons might be produced, it is usually more likely to be offered instantly. Silk Samagra-2 scheme has been ready by the Central Government, underneath which there’s a provision to offer 5 lakh per acre to marginal farmers for planting mulberry on the land of farmers.
Principal Secretary Dr. Shukla has talked about in his letter that in keeping with the Silk Samagra-2 scheme, 80 % of this quantity is to be borne by the Central Government, 10 % by the State Government and 10 % by the silk farmer. According to this, out of 5 lakh solely 50 thousand rupees should be borne by the farmer. The work of mulberry plantation within the fields of marginal farmers will be accomplished underneath MNREGA and the wages which might be paid underneath MNREGA will be thought of because the contribution of the farmer involved for this scheme. Even after this, if mandatory, efforts ought to be made to get loans from banks. It can be price mentioning right here that underneath the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojna by the Chhattisgarh authorities, there’s a provision to offer 10 thousand rupees per acre per 12 months to the farmers for crops aside from paddy and PM. Under Kisan Yojana, 6 thousand rupees are given yearly to the eligible farmers. Annual revenue of Rs. 1 lakh 29 thousand 600 is feasible to the farmers from cocoon manufacturing by planting one acre of mulberry. Red loam soil and such areas are appropriate for silk plantation, the place there isn’t any water logging, mulberry plantation wants irrigation. For which association for drip irrigation will also be accomplished underneath this scheme.
Principal Secretary Shri Shukla has requested the collectors to arrange a cluster clever plan of their district for plantation of mulberry plantation on non-public land for 250-500 farmers within the district and ship it to Dr. Rajesh Baghel, Additional Director Silk Mobile Number – 9977839369 quickly. He has stated that by having all of the farmers within the type of a cluster, all technical and financial providers might be made accessible to them in a greater approach.