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Different types of programmes are organised by ISC either through its own funds or sourcing support from international and regional agencies and the Government of the Member Countries.  The details are given below:

1. Training Programmes of ISC

The ISC organizes training to the persons nominated by the Governments of the Member Countries.  Such candidates shall be associated in the sericulture developmental programmes implemented in their respective countries and should have adequate qualification and knowledge of English to undergo training in a foreign country.  The training shall be arranged in a sericulturally developing countries like India, China, Japan, or Thailand.  While the host country will conduct the training and ISC would meet expenses towards  international and local travel, accommodation, food and other expenses.

Please write to ISC for further details of the training programme. 

Click here to download Application Form.

2. Training programmes under Indian Technical Economic Cooperation (ITEC)

ISC organises two special training on; (1) Sericulture and Silk Industry at Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute (CSRTI), Mysore, India,  (2) Post Cocoon Technology at Central Silk Technological Research Institute (CSTRI), Bangalore, India, and for the candidates nominated from ISC Member Countries. This programme is sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India under the Indian Technical Economic Cooperation (ITEC). For more details of the ITEC programme, please visit;

Under the programme, the sponsored candidate shall be provided with return air journey in economy/excursion class, living allowance, accommodation in the place of training in Hotel/Hostel, project allowance, study tour, etc. The cost of organizing the training shall also be met under the programme.

The training covers the following subjects:

(1) Sericulture and Silk Industry

(a) Silkworm rearing ( Young age and Late age silkworm rearing),
(b) Mulberry cultivation technologies,
(c) Silkworm seed production technology,
(d) Extension management and transfer of technology, and
(e) Post cocoon technology.

(2) Post Cocoon Technology

(a) Silk Reeling,
(b) Silk Winding,
(c) Silk Doubling,
(d) Silk Twisting,
(e) Process Calculations,
(f) Warping,
(g) Conceptualization of Design,
(h) Silk Dyeing and Printing
(i) Silk Weaving and
(j) Silk Finishing

The details of the training conducted on 2018 is given below:


ITEC Trainees

3. Training programmes in collaboration with international agencies 

The International Sericultural Commission is also making efforts to organize specialized type of training programmes for all the stakeholders under the silk-value chain by sourcing support from international agencies like ESCAP, FAO, etc.

More details about this programme would be published in the coming days.