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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 ..

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Union Cabinet approves hike of Minimum Support Price (MSP) for raw jute

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Raw Jute for 2018-19 season. The MSP for Fair Average Quality of Raw Jute has been increased to Rs 3700 per quintal ..

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Jute-ICARE Project

A pilot project Jute-ICARE (Jute Improved Cultivation and Advanced Retting Exercise) has been launched in January, 2015, in selected Blocks of West Bengal and Assam where jute cultivation is popular to improve income of farmers through both increase in yield and improvement ..

Kolkata hosts 27th Technological Conference of IJIRA on Shaping Future of Jute

The 27th Technological Conference of Indian Jute Industries’ Research Association (IJIRA) on Shaping the Future of Jute was held in Kolkata, West Bengal. The function was focused on the promotion of geotextiles in the northeast region. Geotextiles are absorbent fabrics ..

CCEA approves 9.4% hike in raw jute MSP for 2017-18 season

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for raw Jute for 2017-18 season in order to protect the economic interests of the farmers. The MSP was increased to Rs. 3500/- per ..

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Last living person born in 1800s turns 117

Born November 29, 1989, Emma Morano has turned 117. She is the last known person born in the 19th century who is still alive. She has been declared as the world’s oldest living person by the Guinness World Records. On ..