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 ..


Kharif Crops Sowing Area Increases Significantly as Compared to Last Year

Kharif Crops are grown in hot and humid rain fed areas. During the first 18 days of the month of June, the country has received surplus rainfall of about 26mm. As compared to last year, rainfall was 82.4 mm in ..


Cabinet approves extension of norms for mandatory packaging in jute materials

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has accorded its approval for mandatory packaging of foodgrains and sugar in jute material for Jute Year 2019-20. The scope of mandatory packaging norms under Jute Packaging Material (JPM) Act, 1987 has been retained ..


Scientists of Bangladesh develops a method to convert Jute fibre into low-cost bio-degradable cellulose sheets

Scientists in Bangladesh have developed a method to convert Jute fibre into low-cost bio-degradable cellulose sheets named ‘Sonali’ which can be used as wrapping material and carrying bag. The Eco-friendly jute poly bags made up of Sonali can be used ..

Update : Jute Production In India

In a written reply given by the Union Minister of Textiles to the Rajya Sabha, the nation has been apprised of the current status of jute industry in the country. Jute Industry in India The India jute industry is an ..

Advance Estimates of Production of Major Crops for 2018-19

The second advance estimates for the production of most of the crops for the agricultural year 2018-19 been released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare. Data on Production of Food Crops Foodgrains  –  281.37 million tonnes. Rice  –  115.60  ..