13. and the demand for silk is annually increasing by 5%. In the middle term future the export/import of silk products in the region countries could have the figures below: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Romania, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Afghanistan , Azerbaijan , Iran , Tajikistan , Turkey and Uzbekistan. In 1785, the Tiger of Mysore “Tippu Sultan” established sericulture in Mysore kingdom. NABARD is entrusted with the following by ensuring to 1. Central Sector Sericulture Scheme 2018-2019 – Components. The dream of this great ruler became true during later period. Promotion the region as very promising for foreign investments in sericulture industry: Through the respective governments, internet, mass media and workshops. The useful Uzbek and Tajik experience in this field should be used by the other countries. With the onset of reforms to ?s system for donor search. DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE & SERICULTURE : Horticulture has been identified as one of the “focus sectors” for development of the Nagarkurnool district and state as well.Horticulture crops provide better alternativefor diversification of Agriculture in view of horticulture as growth engine. Sericulture is said to provide an excellent opportunity for socioeconomic progress in the context of a developing country like India, due to various reasons. In Turkey the government provides a support for the sector by paying Direct Income Supporting Fee to the fresh cocoon farmers for per kilo produced fresh cocoon. The above two subsidies reflect to a combined support of silkworm rearing, both as direct rearing and as mulberry cultivation as well. Some of the recent policy initiatives taken by the Ministry to promote sericulture are as follows. Scientific Center on Sericulture - Vratsa, Bulgaria. Considering the above figures, it could be concluded that in the short-middle term future the silk industry in the region should be mostly oriented to export. Research and Development Although the activities of ISC have been enshrined in the Statute, the means of fulfilling the same have been revised over the years to meet changing needs and emerging challenges witnessed in the sericulture and silk industry. 3. Designed & Developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC) Nodal Department There are comparatively well developed sericulture science, such as rich mulberry and silkworm genetic resources, own production of mulberry saplings and silkworm eggs. Favorable climatic conditions allowing to produce high quality bivoltine cocoons. Indian Sericulture Development: An Overview • Sericulture is both an art and science of raising silkworms for silk production. 6. The preconditions/prospects for regional sericulture revival and development: Importance of sericulture in the Black, Caspian seas and Central Asia region: Strategy activities (what and how should be done): 1. Taking into the consideration that sericulture is a specific and cultural industry, it is compulsory to keep on taking financial support from government on fresh cocoon farmers: Silkworm rearing activity within the European Union (EU) countries such as Greece is considered as one of the protected and promoted agro-industry components, being subsidized by around Euro 1 34 per box of 20000 eggs reared and obtaining a fresh cocoon yield not less than 20 kg per box (~ 6.7 Euro/kg subsidy) . The CSB (Amendment) Act, Rules and Regulations have been notified by the Govt. Availability of more than 200 million middle/high ?C stem mulberry trees in the region as valuable natural resources which are enough for an annual production of about 50000 ton of fresh cocoon/year. 2. Initiatives, Seed Organizations, Coordination and Market Development and, Schemes for Sericulture Development , NABARD Subsidy for Sericulture: NABARD strives to support the allied economic activities in rural areas, and integrates to promote the sustainable rural development especially in rural areas. Organization of training to scientists in advanced areas of research, paving the way for innovations and techniques. Making feasibility studies in order to plan some new production areas, especially in the regions where national income per capita is quite low comparing with the other parts of the country: Since the economical situation in the region has changed very much during the last 15 years, the most appropriate regions for cocoon production are the remote areas, where the living standard and income resources of the population are comparatively low. The development of sericulture industry in India is a case in point. Similar bilateral agreements can be made also between some of the other region countries. The main cocoon/silk producers in the region, such as Uzbekistan, Iran and Tajikistan are still one of the leading world cocoon producers, the whole region occupying the 3 rd place after China and India.