There are four types of Silk produced in the county – Mulberry, Tasar, Eri & Munga. Jharkhad is the leading producer of Tasar Silk in the country. In contributes about 70% to the country’s production. Tasar Silk is mainly reared on Asan and Arjun trees in the forests by the tribal people. More than 200,000 farmers are engaged in the rearing of Tasar Cocoon.
Jharkhand State Khadi & Village Industries Board runs centres for production of cotton yarn and weaves fine cotton fabric, Sarees, Shawls, Salwar Suits, Bandis, etc.
Khadi Board produces & sales Blankets, Bandi, Scarf, Mufflers, Caps, etc.