Sericulture

Sericulture is an agro based cottage industry consisting of on farm and nonfarm activities.  At Present Sericulture is being cultivated  in 2770.50 acres in 234 villages of 46 mandals by 1326 farmers in the district. The activity is more predominant in Atmakur, Pamulapadu, Kothapalli, Pathikonda, Dhone, Peapully, Thuggali, Veldurthy , Bethamcherla and Yemmiganur Mandals.  The cocoon production ranges from 800 – 900 Mts.with a market value of about Rs. 28.00 crores per annum.

INFRASTRUCTURE :

There are two divisions headed by Asst. Directors of Sericulture with the Headquarters at Atmakur and Peapully under the control of Dy. Director of Sericulture, Kurnool at district level. The following units are functioning for the development of Sericulture in the district.

SL.No. Name of the Unit No.of Units Location Division
1 Govt.Seed Farms 4 Gajulapalli Atmakur
Nagampalli
Peapully Peapully
Kalichatla
2 Chawki Rearing Centres (CRCs) 4 Karivena Atmakur
HCG,Complex,Karivena
GSRU,Complex,Karivena
Venkatapuram
Karivena
3 Technical Service Centres 10 Atmakur Atmakur
Pamulapadu
M.Lingapuram
Nandikotkur
Nandyal
Veldurthy Peapully
Dhone
Pathikonda
Adoni
Kurnool

 

IMPLEMENTATION OF ONGOING SERICULTURE SCHEMES:

The Scheme is being continued with spill over funds till this date. The unit cost details component wise are as follows.

1.Annual Plan
Sl.No. Item Unit cost(in Rs.) Subsidy(in Rs.) Beneficiary contribution(in Rs.)
1 Mulberry plantation 14000 10500 3500
2 Supply of disinfectants 5000 3750 1250
3 Incentive for BV cocoons 0 50 / kg 0
4 Yarn Support price to silk Weavers 1000 1000 0
5 Farm mechanization Differs for each and every item 50% (or) a maximum of Rs 10000/- to each farmer 50% (or ) balance amount of  unit cost

SCSP

Sl.No. Item Unit cost(in Rs.) Subsidy(in Rs.) Beneficiary contribution(in Rs.)
1 Supply of HYV Mulberry saplings 14000 12600 1400
2 Assistance to the farmers for Organic farming 10000 9000 1000
3 Assistance to the farmers for construction of rearing sheds 400000 360000 40000
4 Supply of quality disinfectants 5000 4500 500

SCSP

Sl.No. Item Unit cost(in Rs.) Subsidy(in Rs.) Beneficiary contribution(in Rs.)
1 Supply of HYV Mulberry saplings 14000 12600 1400
2 Assistance to the farmers for Organic farming 10000 9000 1000
3 Assistance to the farmers for construction of rearing sheds 400000 360000 40000

 

2.RKVY
Sl. No. Item Unit cost(in Rs.) Subsidy(in Rs.) Beneficiary contribution(in Rs.)
1. Rearing Shed 275000 137500 137500
2. Varandah 45000 22500 22500
3. Solar lighting to Rearing shed (without uzy Nashan) 35087 17543 17544
4. Chawkie charges/ 100 Dfls. 0 750 0
5. Neem cake (unit consists of 800 kgs) 9440 4720 4720

 

3.DEVELOPMENT OF MULBERRY BUSH PLANTATION UNDER MG-NREGS:

The scheme is being implemented since the year 2014-15 under which farmers are being assisted for taking up of Mulberry plantation and its maintenance up to 3 years with a unit cost of Rs.1.54 lakhs. Assistance for construction of rearing sheds is also being implemented since 2016-17 onwards.

 

4.SCHEME WISE EXPENDITURE DURING THE YEAR 2018 -19:

Sl No Name of the Scheme Name of the Component Achievement
Phy Fin (in Lakhs)
Reimbursement of Saplings cost to Farmers. 0.00. acres 0
Catalytic Development Programme Construction of Rearing shed. 1 0.167
1 (CDP) Supply of rearing equipment 04 Nos 1.14375
Installation of Cooling systems to the rearing sheds 01 Nos 0.0975
                                    Total 1.408
Reimbursement of Saplings cost to Farmers. 0.00 Acres 0
2 ANNUAL PLAN Supply of Disinfectants 40 Nos. 1.76664
Yarn support Price to silk Weavers 833 Nos. 8.33
Total 10.1
Mulberry Bush Plantation 03 Nos 0.6
Construction of Rearing shed 1 Nos 0.825
Construction of  Varandah to Rearing shed 4 Nos 0.9
3 RKVY Supply of Netrikae to BV farmers 9 Nos 1.411
Assistance for purchase of Neem Cake( [at]800 Kgs/Unit)  31.04 MTs 1.83136
Total 5.567

 

PHYSICAL TARGETS AND ACHIEVEMENTS DURING THE YEAR 2017-18:
Sl.No Name of the Component Target Achievement % Achievement
01 Mulberry Plantation (in Acres) 400 388.00 97%
02 Brushing CB DFLs( in Lakhs) 18.906 14.0775 74.46 %
03 Brushing of BVH DFLS(in Lakhs 3.490 4.8730 140 %
04 Harvesting of CB Cocoons(in MTS) 1134.36 893.842 87%
05 Harvesting of BVH Cocoons(in MTS) 251.280 358.534 143%
06 Raising of saplings in Deptls.Farms     (in Lakhs) 3.00 4.000 133.33%
07 Supply of Chawkie worms(in.Lakhs) 2.900 1.4075 49%

 

PHYSICAL TARGETS AND ACHIEVEMENTS DURING THE YEAR 2018-19:
Sl.No Name of the Component Year Target Cumulative Target Up to  JUNE- 2018 Achievement up to JUNE-2018 % Achievement
01 Mulberry Plantation (in Acres) 450 25.00 67.50 270%
02 Brushing of BVH DFLS (in Lakhs) 3.900 0.00 1.0258
03 Harvesting of BVH Cocoons  (in MTS) 284.700 0.00 64.048
04 Brushing of CBDFLS (in Lakhs) 23.240 3.73 2.4501 66%
05 Harvesting of CB Cocoons (in MTS) 1510.600 202.538 128.517 63.45 %
06 Raising of saplings in Deptls Farms (in Lakhs) 3.00 2.10 2.000 95.23%
07 Supply of Chawkie worms (in.Lakhs) 2.3000 0.0250 0.1080 432%

 

 

08 NREGS
c) Cumulative expenditure under mulberry bush plantation 327    works 159.49 Lakhs
d) Expenditure for 2018-19
i) Mulberry bush plantation 187    works 11.67 Lakhs
 ii) Construction of rearing sheds 27     works 22.17 Lakhs

 

IMPORTANT CONTACTS
Official Designation Email ID Contact Number
Dy Director of Sericulture, Kurnool. ddsknl[at]gmail[dot]com 98666 99181
Asst. Director of Sericulture, Peapully adsadoni[at]gmail[dot]com 98666 99181
Asst. Director Agriculture, Atmakur adsatmk[at]gmail[dot]com 97046 50022

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Dy. Director of Sericulture (FAC),
Kurnool.