SVSS played the role of a facilitator between JBIC (Japan Bank For International Cooperation) the funding agency & implementing agency for the Department of Sericulture, (Govt. of Chhattishgarh) and Nippon Koei Company Ltd, Japan (Consultancy team) for successful implementation of a project called “ Chhattishgarh Sericulture Project” in its four District namely Bilaspur, Janjgir, Surguja & Raigarh from 1998 to 2002.
The main objective of the project was to eliminate poverty and to stop the seasonal migration. Sericulture cultivation has been planned as an alternative source of income for the people of the districts. We motivated people for their regular participation on activities like land clearing, pit digging, nursery developing, planting, maneuvering, etc. we have also been able to motivate the community for 25% wage contribution towards physical programmes undertake by the community through the organization