Role of Muga Silk-Gi of Assam in the Sustainable Development of Assam

  • Pratima Kalita
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  • Pratima Kalita

    LL.M. student at Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Cooperative Management, Sivasagar, Assam, India.

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The Muga Silk culture is an integral part of socio economic and cultural aspects of people of Assam since time immemorial. Muga is a traditional art and craft has huge potential for the Muga farmers to generate sustainable livelihood through Muga cultivation. This industry has the capability to reshape the rural economy of Assam to a greater extent. Assam alone produces more than 90% of the total Muga Silk raw production as the weather condition suits for the growth and development of Muga Silkmoth. It is one of the most important cottage industries that is eco-friendly and helps in creating employment opportunities with low capital intensive. It is the first registered GI product of Assam. This article will discuss the role of the Muga Silk-geographical Indication of Assam in the sustainable development of Assam.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 6, Page 588 - 598


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