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Success Story

Smt.Naga Laxmi W/o Saidaih R/o Lingala Penpad Mandal, Suryapet district. She was inspired by knowing expected assured income in sericulture during her day training at Sri Aurobindo Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Gaddipally in the year 2016-17. She raised mulberry garden to the extend of 2.0 acres with V1 variety. After six months she constructed permanent rearing shed 50’ x 20’ x 15’ size with 4,00,000 cost. She got 1.09 lakhs subsidy from state Sericulture department and 2.65 lakhs loan from FSCS, Gaddipally under UPNRM Project sanctioned by NABARD.

Her husband saidulu is un-employed under graduate assists in learning activity. The engaged labour only last 7 days learning and cocoon harvesting. She could manage to brush 1500 Dfls per year. harvesting 5 crops in a year with an average yield of 60 kg cocoon per 100 dfls in the round the year 2018-19. She harvested 905 by cocoon from 1500 dfls and around gross income of 3,73,920 from 5 crops. A total expenditure 1,58,000 towards garden Maintenance and learning activities. She around 2,15,920 as net income in 2 acres mulberry garden in the year 2018-19 and there is a chance of another 300 dfls brushing in current year i.e., end of March 2019 and to get net income of 50,000

She also planted another 2.0 acres mulberry with G4 variety in 2018 and started chawki rearing centre with the help of central silk Board, Bangalore. She is brushing average 80,000 dfls per year and supply to the farmers @ 2,500 per 100 dfls and earned 20 lakhs gross income per year. A total expenditure of 12.00 lakhs towards egg cost, garden maintance, chawki labour and disinfectant. She earned 8.0 lakhs net income from chawki rearing centre. She earned total income of Rs.10.15 lakhs from 4 acre mulberry in the year 2018-19 from rearing and chawki rearing.

She is encouraging her relatives and friends to take up sericulture. By seeing her returns 20 farmers have taken up sericulture in her village and surrounding villages. Further she realized mulberry is the only crop that survived water stressed condition and profitable in rain fed condition prevailing in the Suryapet district.

Rearing particulars for 2018-19 in respect of Smt.M.Naga Laxmi W/o Saidaih R/o Lingala Penpad Mandal, Suryapet district

Batch No. No.of Dfls brushed No.of kgs cocoon harvested Rate per kg. Amount realized (Rs.)
1 300 186.000 410 76,260
2 300 177.000 400 70,800
3 300 183.000 395 72,285
4 300 189.000 430 81,270
5 300 181.000 405 73,305
6 300 180.000 400 *
  Total 916.000   3,73,920
  Expenditure     1,58,000
  Net income     2,15,920

Chawki Rearing particulars for 2018-19 in respect of Smt M.Naga Laxmi W/o Saidaih R/o Lingala Penpad Mandal, Suryapet district

No.of Batches No.Dfls brushed Ratre per 100 Dfls Amount realized (Rs.) Expenditure(Rs.) Net income (Rs.)
16 80,000 2500 20,00,000 12,00,000 8,00,000