Implementation of Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) under sericulture
Sericulture holds unique distinction to create employment and job opportunities to poor and downtrodden rural families. It acts as a tool for poverty alleviation and helps to prevent migration of local youth to urban areas and improving their social status. To empower Scheduled Tribe families, CSB has been implementing the project namely “Empowerment of Scheduled Tribe families through Sericulture under Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP)” exclusively for empowerment of Tribal families through implementation of sericulture schemes / components in coordination with respective State Sericulture departments / other implementing agencies in the country.
In this connection, CSB has released Rs.8.50 crores to States towards implementation of the above said project under TSP during the year 2016-17 and covered 3263 beneficiaries. During the current year 2017-18, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India has sanctioned Rs.30.00 crores towards implementation of schemes under TSP.
For more information please click Ministry of Tribal Affairs portal (www.stcmis.gov.in)