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Consequent upon the decision taken in the XXI Conference of ISC held at Chiang Mai, Thailand, on 16th December 2011, the Office of the ISC was shifted from Lyon, France to Bangalore, India. The brand new Office of ISC with all modern facilities started functioning from 1st January 2013 from the Office premises of the Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, CSB Complex, Madiwala, Bangalore.  The office is ideally located near to the major silk producing areas of India, at the same time well connected with important places of the world.  Bangalore is also known as the Silk City of India.

MEMBER COUNTRIES

There are 19 member countries in ISC.  They are:

Flag Country Date of joining Instrument of Accession
Afghanistan 01/01/2015 Afghanistan Convention
Bangladesh 23/06/2014 Bangladesh Convention
Brazil 10/10/1977 Brazil Convention
DPR Korea 19/02/2014 DPR Korea Convention
Egypt 21/02/1980 Egypt Convention
France 01/01/1957 France Convention
Ghana 01/08/2016 Ghana Convention
Greece 10/07/2004 Greece Convention
India 19/01/1959 India Convention
Indonesia 25/05/1992 Indonesia Convention
Iran 28/05/1975 Iran Convention
Japan 23/03/1961 Japan Convention
Kenya 29/01/2016 Kenya Convention
Madagascar 29/09/1961 Madagascar Convention
  Nepal 08/06/2017 Democratic Republic of Nepal Convention
Romania 12/02/1959 Romania Convention
Syria 20/08/2007 Syria Convention
Thailand 12/02/1981 Thailand Convention
Tunisia 12/11/1967 Tunisia Convention

 

Each of these countries are represented by the National Delegates appointed by the respective Governments.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

List of Collective Associate Members for the year 2016.

1 The Central Silk Technological Research Institute, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, B.T. M. Layout, Madiwala, BANGALORE – 560 068. INDIA.
2 The Central Muga Eri Research & Training Institute,
Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, P.O. Lahdoigarh Charali, JORHAT – 785 700. ASSAM. INDIA.
3 Basic Tasar Silkworm Seed Organization, Central Silk Board, CSB Satyam Commercial Complex, IV Floor, Link Road, P.B.No.15, BILASPUR  495001. CHATTISGARH. INDIA
4 The Central Sericultural Research & Training Institute, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Post Bag # 88, GPO, SRINAGAR – 190 001. INDIA
5 Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Vigyan Path, Paschim Boragaon, Garchuk, Guwahati - 781 035, ASSAM
6 Central Sericultural Germplasm Resources Centre,
Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Post Box No. 44, Thally Road, HOSUR – 635 019. 
7 National Silkworm Seed Organization, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, CSB Complex, B.T.M. Layout, Madivala, BANGALORE – 560 068
8 Central Sericultural Research & Training Institute, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, BERHAMPORE – 742 101. WEST BENGAL. INDIA.
9 Director, Andhrapradesh State Sericulture Research & Development Institute (APSSRDI), Kotipi Road, Kirikera - 515211, Hindhupur, Ananthapur Dist. Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.
10 The Commissioner for Sericultural Development and Director of Sericulture, Audio Visual Section, No.14, II Floor, Reshme Bhavan, Vatal Nagaraj Road, Bangalore - 560 021. INDIA.
11 Muga Silkworm Seed Organization, Central Silk Board, DS Mansions, Floor-II, R G Baruah Road, GUWAHATI - 781 005. ASSAM.
12 The Central Tasar Research & Training Institute, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Piska Nagri, RANCHI – 835 303. JHARKHAND. INDIA.
13 Director of Sericulture, Govt. of Assam, (Near Research Gate), P.O. Khanapara, GUWAHATI - 781 022. ASSAM. INDIA.
14 Department of Sericulture, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, Public Gardens, Hyderabad, INDIA.
15 Mr. Mitsuyoshi NOZAWA, Researcher & Professional Engeineer (PE), Institute of Sericulture, Dainippon Silk Foundation, Iikura 1053, ami, Ibaraki 300-0324, Japan
16 Dr Maria  del Carmen Perez Hernandez, General Director of "Instituto nacional de ciencias agricolares", (institute for agricultural sciences); Gaveta postal No.1;  San José de las Lajas; Mayabeque; CP 32700; CUBA.
17 Director, Directorate of Sericulture, Govt. of Nagaland, Near New Secretariat Complex, KOHIMA   797 001. NAGALAND. INDIA.
18 Director of Sericulture, Bodoland Territorial Council, Narabari, Ward-10, Kokrajhar - 783 370. INDIA.
19 Karnataka State Sericulture Research and Development Institute, Thalaghattapura, Kanakapura Road, Bangalore - 560 062. INDIA.
20 The Director of Sericulture, Govt. of Mizoram, Chatlang, Ruamveng, AIZAWL   796 012. MIZORAM. INDIA.
21

The Director, Seribiotech Research Laboratory, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Carmelram Post, Kodathi, BANGALORE – 560 035. INDIA.

22

The Central Sericultural Research & Training Institute, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Srirampura, Manandavadi Road, MYSORE – 570 008.

23

Dr. Xungai Wang, Alfred Deakin Professor & Director, Australian Future Fibres Research and Innovation Centre(AFFRIC), Institute for Frontier Materials(IFM), Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Locked Bag 20000, Geelong Victoria 3220, AUSTRALIA.

 

List of Individual Associate Members for the year 2016.

1 Dr. FREDRIK SAID MADSEN, PhD Scholar, Department of Economics, Lund University, Magistratsvagen 55P, LGH 1105, Lund, Skayne, SWEDEN.
2 Mr. V. Shivaram, No.73, Sunkalpet Main Road, Bangalore - 560 002. INDIA.
3 Mr. V. Sathyanarayana, No.73, Sunkalpet Main Road, Bangalore - 560 002. INDIA.
4 Mr. Ramachandra Gowda M, Venugopalaswamy Silkworm Seed Production Center (VSSPC), No.129, Govindappa Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore - 560 004. INDIA.
5 Mr. Andreas Christodoulou, 13 Aylas Irinis 2102, AGLANTZIA, CYPRUS
6 Mr. ANDREA NEMBRI, Via Principale 37, CH-6914, CARONA - LUGANO, SWITZERLAND.