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Union Cabinet approves norms for Mandatory Packaging in Jute MAterials

On October 29, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved by PM Modi approved that 20% of sugar and 100% of food grains should be mandatorily packed in jute bags. Highlights This decision will help in diversifying jute industries. The mandatory jute packing norms have been introduced under Jute Packaging Material Act, 1987. However, when in shortage ..

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CCEA approves extension of norms for mandatory packaging in Jute Materials

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved to expand the scope of mandatory packaging norms under Jute Packaging Material (JPM) Act, 1987. It has approved that 100% of the food grains and 20% of sugar shall be mandatorily packed in diversified jute bags. Initially 10% of indents of jute bags for packing foodgrains will ..

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Notes : Indian Economy

1. Coal movement, remained single largest commodity moved by the railways constituting 42.4 per cent of the total freight moved by the end of 2008. 2. Handloom industry is the largest cottage industry providing maximum employment in Manipur. This industry has been flourishing since time immemorial. One of the special features of the industry is ..

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