Srinagar, March 26 (INFO)- About 21500 kgs of cocoon production worth Rs 14 lakh was recorded in Bandipora district during this fiscal,generating employment
for 625 cocoon rearers.This was revealed in an awareness camp of Central Silk Board at Bandipora today. Hundreds of progressive farmers and cocoon rearers attended the camp. The exports of Research and Training Institute, Pampore acquainted the participants with the latest scientific methods for feeding the silk worms .Deputy Commissioner Bandipora presided over the camp. It was informed that during current plantation season 8000 dwarfs were planted and six nurseries developed.