governor C.P. Radhakrishnan says that Jharkhand's precious Tussar silk has the potential to gain deep
recognition in the domestic and international markets and the Central Silk Board and Khadi Board are keen to
promote it. The governor also stressed the need to promote Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and
Self Help Groups (SHGs) to boost the rural economy of the tribal dominated state.
Silk Board and asked them to make Tussar silk carpets and promote them on a large scale in both the domestic
largest producer of tussar silk in the country, accounting for about 65 percent of the total domestic production.
Has promoted tussar silk internationally
Tussar silk sarees under the banner of Jharcraft (Jharkhand Silk Textiles and Handicrafts Development
Corporation Limited) have already made their mark in the global markets. The governor said that Prime
woven Tussar silk cloth to US First Lady Jill Biden during his three-day visit to the US in June. Governor
Radhakrishnan said that the Khadi Board is working with the Khadi Board to promote Tussar carpet. speaking