Central Muga Eri Research & Training Institute

Central Muga Eri Research and Training Institute,
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Central Muga Eri Research & Training Institute, Jorhat, Assam is an R&D institute in the field of Muga and Eri sericulture. It is under the control of the Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. In order to provide R&D support in Muga and Eri silk industry in North East India, Central Silk Board (CSB), Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India established Central Muga Eri Research Station at Titabar, Assam in 1972, later on, it was renamed as Central Muga Eri Research & Training Institute in the year 1999. The Institute has been successfully undertaking the entire gamut of R&D activities to cater to the needs of the on-farm and post-cocoon sectors of Muga and Eri sericulture.

Muga and Eri culture is a rural-based industry of all the North-Eastern states and parts of West Bengal. The mandate of this Institute is to act as an apex Research Institute for providing research and developmental support for Muga and Eri sericulture, to conduct basic, strategic and applied research to increase production and productivity of silkworms and their host plants, improvement of food plants as well as silkworm eco-races and hybrids.

Website: https://www.cmerti.res.in
Industry: Education/Research

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