Eri Research & Training Institute is a R&D institute in the
field of muga and eri culture. It is under the control of
Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. The
institute has been successfully undertaking entire gamut of R&D
activities to cater the needs of the on-farm and post-cocoon
sector 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.
of late, has spread to other parts of the country owing to its
gainful additional income generating potential to the castor and
tapioca cultivators. In recent years, infrastructural facilities
have been strengthened in the institute for conducting basic and
applied research in the frontier areas....