Central Silk Board (CSB), operating under the administrative control of the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, is the country’s nodal organization for development of all varieties of silks in India. Development of ‘Vanya ‘ silks is a matter of special interest to CSB. A number of special projects for development of Muga, Tasar and Eri silks are under implementation in different parts of the country. CSB has also been sponsoring expositions with MUTES Collection (Muga, Tasar, ERi Silks) in different parts of the country. CSB is proud to announce that the MUTES speak for themselves in the market place.
Central Silk Board in collaboration with Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science (Autonomous), Santacruz (West), Mumbai and SMOI is organizing “Interactive Seminar on Vanya Silk Product Development & Commercialisation” at mini auditorium, SNDT Women’s University Vidyavihar, Santacruz West, Mumbai on 25th Jan. 2017. In order to commercialize Vanya silk in Mumbai a “Dress Design Competition” to design garments made from Vanya Silk has been conducted for the budding designers and boutiques of Maharashtra.
Highlights of the event are:
1. Presentation on "Vanya Silk Product Development" by Shri. S. N. Hippargi, Joint Director/Scientist D Central Silk Board, Bangalore
2. Presentation on "Vanya Silk Marketing" by Shri. Shankar Kotrannavar, Assistant Director (Insp.), Central Silk Board, Bangalore
3. Presentation on "Silk & Silk Mark" by Shri. V. Ramesh, Deputy Director (Insp.), Central Silk Board, Mumbai
4.Presentation of Vanya Silk Garments created by the participants by a fashion show.
5. Prize Distribution Ceremony of Dress Design Competition on Vanya Silk Fabric