Current Position

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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 20 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
Uzbekistan 22/09/2017 Republic of Uzbekistan

 

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

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

 

Associate Members for the year 2017

A

Collective Associate Members

1

Directorate of Sericulture, Assam

2

Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute, Mysore

3

Directorate of Sericulture, Madhya Pradesh

4

National Silkworm Seed Organization, Bangalore

5

Central Silk Technological Research Institute, Bangalore

6

Muga Silkworm Seed Organization, Guwahati

7

Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute, Berhampore

8

Department of Sericulture, Bodoland Teritorial Council, Kokrajhar

9

Andhra Pradesh State Sericulture Research and Development Institute (APSSRDI) , Hindupur, Andhra Pradesh

10

Basic Tasar Silkworm Seed Organization, Bilaspur

11

Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute, Pampore, J&K

12

Sabahar PLC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

13

Silk Mark Organization of India, CSB,  Bangalore

14

Central Sericultural Germplasm Resources Centre, Hosur, Tamilnadu

15

Central Tasar Research and Training Institute, Ranchi

16

Silkworm Seed Technology Labaratory, Kodathi, Bangalore

17

University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka

18

Karnataka State Sericulture Research and Development Institute (KSSRDI), Thalghatpura, Bangalore

19

University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore

20

Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Guwahati, Assam

21

Department of Sericulture, Karnataka

22

Central Muga Eri Research and Training Institute, Ladoigarh, Jorhat, Assam

23

Seri Biotech Research Laboratory, Kodathi, Bangalore

24

DOS, Tamil Nadu

25

Directorate of Industries ( Sericulture Wing), Himachal Pradesh

26

Dainippon Silk Foundation, Japan

27
Instituto nacional de ciencias agricolares, Embassy of Cuba
 

B

Individual Associate Members

1

Deakin University, Geelong, Australia

2

Mr. Gopal Chopra, Seri-Con Technologies, Bangalore

3

Mr. Bharat Tandon, Yelahanka New Town, Bangalore

4

Mr. Pierric CHALVIN, Intersoie, U.N.I.T.E.X Union Interenterprises Textiles Lyon & Region, Villa Creatis, 2 rue des ruviers 69009, LYON, France

5

Mr. Andreas Christodoulou, 13 Aylas Irinis 2102, AGLANTZIA, CYPRUS

6

Dr. Debnirmalya Gangopadhyay, Assistant Professor, Department of Sericulture, Raiganj University, Raiganj, Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal

7
Mr. Suman Das, Assistant Demonstrator of Sericulture, Sericulture Training Institute, Santirbazar, South Tripura-799144, Tripura, India.