College of Temperate Sericulture

College of Temperate Sericulture SKUAST-Kashmir was established during the year 1980 as Sericulture Research Centre under the Sericulture Development Department (J&K Govt.) and was transferred to SKUAST in 1982 as the Division of Sericulture. This College is located on Srinagar Baramulla highway 18 Km away from Lal chowk. The college occupies an area of 20 ha with 02 hactares under operational buildings including Administrative-Block, Academic block, cold storage and Divisional laboratories. The college also has the facility of a boy’s hostel with the capacity of 20 rooms. The college is maintaining a rich and diverse collection of genetic resources of silkworm comprising of 42-races of varied origin including Japanese, Chinese, and Russian and from various regions of India viz Karnataka and West Bangal in addition to 57 mulberry accessions.