The Minister also launched a national campaign to eliminate theexploitative and unhygienic practice of thigh reeling in India (thighreeling of tasar silk is usually practiced by marginal womenentrepreneurs, working every day in their homes during spare time).Irani noted that 30% of the tasar silk produced in India is through the practice of thigh reeling. The […]
Location : Dist. Saraikela Kharsawan, Jharkhand (India) Champa, one of the largest Tassar silk producing clusters in India is seeing a revolution with compact and reliable Buniyaad Reeling machine replacing thigh reeling.
Udalguri, Assam Location : Dist. Udalguri, BTC, Assam (India).Group : Sericulture Department, BTC, Assam.Machines : Unnati, 4 Spindle Dry Reeling Machine, SunKargha Impact : Demonstration and training of Silk reeling and weavig at BTC, Assam. Spinning of Eri Silk, Reeling of Muga Silk and Solar powered weaving of Silk Sarees and fabrics. Youtube –
Impact : The members are all tribal women of Odisha. The women stay at a hostel within the center compound. They all earn over Rs. 5000 per month and are the prime earners of their families. The center has now grown into an integrated silk production center with activities from cocoon production to yarn reeling […]
Ramgarh, Jharkhand Impact : Most members are engaged in income generating activity for the first time. Right after training the income is over Rs. 3000 per month, this will go up to over Rs. 7000 once they are in full time production. The women are also taking training in weaving and dyeing to make this […]