Silk Association of India (SAl), is a voluntary organization registered under the Karnataka Societies Act, 1960, in the year 2006. The main objective of the association is to work in close coordination with the State Departments associated with sericulture development and the Central Silk Board for the furtherance of sericulture industry. As of now, the association has about 300 active members comprising of Cocoon growers, Registered Seed Producers (RSP), Proprietors of Chawki Rearing Centres (CRC), Reelers add Weavers. Besides senior retired officers of both Central Silk Board and State Sericulture Department are also the members of the association. SAI has Executive Committee consisting of the Honorary President, President, Vice-President, Secretary, Joint Secretary, Treasurer and twelve Executive Committee members representing different sectors of sericulture industry. Executive Committee members meet once in two months and discuss the current issues and challenges being confronted by stake holders of the industry. Decisions taken during the meetings are always taken up with the concerned authorities for their intervention and follow up. Many a times the SAI also suggest suitable remedies to mitigate the problems.