Silk production will become self-sufficient in two years: Irani

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said after an agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture that India will become a self-sufficient sector of silk production in the next two years. Due to development in the silk sector, one crore people will get employment. Citing the rapid growth of agroforestry, it said that seven years ago it used to employ 70 lakh people, which has now increased to 90 lakh. The production of raw silk has increased by 35%. This has increased the income of farmers. East of International Women's Day. In the evening, the Union Minister distributed the foundation reeling machine among the women. For the qualitative improvement in the lives of women working in the silk sector, a target has been set to distribute the foundation reeling machine among 8,000 women workers at present.