|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Feb 24: A 10-day long training programme in Silk Reeling Technology organized by STSC, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Jammu began today at Government Silk Factory (GSF), Bari Brahmana, Jammu for the workforce of the unit under CSS-CBT programme.
The programme was inaugurated by Sanjay Handoo, Managing Director, JKI. In his inaugural address MD, JKI impressed upon the participants to take full advantage of the training programme to enhance their skill in the reeling field for qualitative and quantity improvement of raw silk produce in the silk factory. He appreciated the conduct of such programmes by Central Silk Board and desired such programmes need to be held at Silk factory, JKI, Srinagar also. He emphasized that the silk reeling unit/ weaving factories both at Jammu and Srinagar units of JKI have been established under the able guidance of Commissioner Secretary Industries & Commerce, M K Dwivedi.
Surinder Bhat, Scientist-D & Zonal Officer, STSC, CSB, Jammu explained the importance of adopting improved package of practices in silk reeling technology necessary for production of gradable raw silk. Dr Sardar Singh, Director (I/C), CSR&TI, Pampore and Scientist-D, RSRS, CSB, Jammu informed that the quality of cocoons in the state have improved to a great extent with the introduction of improved silk worm hybrids by CSB. The technical experts in silk reeling/ post cocoon technology of STSC,CSB, Jammu and the Officers / Officials of silk factory JKI, Bari Bharmana also participated in the inaugural function of the training programme.