Sericulture is an important agro-based cottage industry which provides
gainful employment to the rural section of the society. The success of the
silkworm rearing depends on the quality of leaves, suitable environment
factors and proper management practices. The rearing process is a
multifarious activity and attention is needed to following aspects to attain
maximum yield. Sericulture in East Khasi Hills District is having ample
scope for the development because of the locational characteristics and
climatic parameters of the district.