Scheme Catalytic Development Programme (CDP) in Project Mode


Ministry Of Textiles


The packages under CDP cover three major areas viz., mulberry, vanya (nonmulberry) and post-cocoon sectors to be supplemented by other components of support services. The programme catalyses efforts of State Governments to improve quality, productivity and production of raw silk, besides generating employment opportunities, particularly in rural areas.

In order to seek assistance under CDP, states shall have to prepare a DPR. The Project Monitoring Committee at state level headed by Commissioner/Director of Sericulture of concerned state shall formulate/discuss project proposals and forward to zonal committee for scrutiny by the Working Group of sectoral experts and recommend to AMC for approval and release of funds. The Apex Monitoring Committee would discuss and approve proposals for release of funds for implementation of CDPcomponents based on progress achieved.

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Central Government of India


Supplements states’ efforts in improving quality, productivity and production of raw silk


NGOs, Community Based Organisations (CBOs), SHGs, SPVs, co-operatives and other para-statal bodies identified by the states.



Funds will be provided to State Governments & implementing agencies based on the project.

Preference may be given to covering more small and marginal farmers. The State Govts. shall take the responsibility of arranging credit facilities from banks/ financial institutions wherever applicable. If the beneficiaries are organised into SHGs, the banks/ financial institutions may come forward for providing credit facilities.

One beneficiary can avail the assistance up to two ha. for plantation development with supporting components of CDP. However, for group activity or for Seri Business Enterprise, depending on the nature of the proposal, additional assistance can be recommended by the State, on prorata basis for a larger rearing house, rearing equipments, farm mechanisation and related components. This can be replicated in vanya and post-cocoon sectors also.

How To Apply

A Udyami Helpline: Dial 1800-180-6763 [Toll Free Number] for queries relating to this Schemes.

Contact to the Central Silk Board.





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