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TURA: The Muga Silkworm Seed Organisation (MSSO), Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles organised a Muga Vanya Krishi Vigyan Mela at P4 Unit, Mendipathar on Friday to promote muga culture in North Garo Hills district and to create awareness on the significance of muga silk production. About 200 muga farmers from Resubelpara and Mendipathar took part in the event.
Speaking at the programme as chief guest, Deputy Commissioner SC Sadhu said that he was glad to be a part of the fair where exchange of information on the scope of intensifying muga silk production would take place between the region’s muga farmers and the MSSO.
He also said that the programme would bridge the gap between the silkworm rearers and the scientists of CSB in terms of scientific mechanisms involved in the silk production.
The Deputy Commissioner urged the farmers to develop a coordinated approach among the scientists so as to boost the silk production in the region.