Mandate of the Institute

  1. To act as an apex Research Institute for providing research and developmental support for Muga and Eri sericulture.

  2. To conduct basic, strategic and applied research to increase production and productivity of silkworms and their host plants.

  3. Improvement of food plants as well as silkworm eco-races and hybrids.

  4. To conduct socio-economic research for assessing sustainability of newly developed technologies.

  5. To percolate the research findings to the end users through extension and training mechanism.