Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda has convened a meeting of sericulturists on November 9 to discuss the issue of providing remunerative prices for cocoon. Minister for Sericulture and Labour B.N. Bache Gowda and Chief Secretary S.V.Ranganath will participate in the meeting.
In a press release, the Chief Minister said that a large number of silk reelers had not purchased cocoons on Sunday because of Bakrid. Mr. Sadananda Gowda has sought details from officials on providing remunerative prices for cocoon.