Under North East Region Textile Promotion Scheme (NERTPS), 38 Sericulture projects are being implemented in the identified potential districts of all North Eastern States under four broad categories viz., Integrated Sericulture Development Project (ISDP), Intensive Bivoltine Sericulture Development Project (IBSDP), Eri Spun Silk Mills (ESSM) and Development of Sericulture in Aspirational Districts (AD) with a total projects cost of Rs.1,107.90 crore, of which Government of India’s share is Rs.956.01 crore. The broad   category-wise status of projects implemented under NERTPS in NE states is as detailed below:

S.No.ParticularsNo. of ProjectsGoI share status

(Rs. Cr.)

1Integrated Sericulture Development Project (ISDP)20566.53503.46440.30
2Intensive Bivoltine Sericulture Development Project (IBSDP)10258.74230.86198.60
3Eri Spun Silk Mills357.2819.550
4Aspirational Districts (AD)573.4752.8639.45

Funds of Rs.68.26 Crore have been allocated during last three years under NERTPS scheme for silk sector in Assam state.

The funds have been allocated under NERTPS scheme based on the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the project and its approval by Project Approval and Monitoring Committee (PAMC) subject to compliance of GFR rules and scheme guidelines.