Page-2 of Jute Current Affairs, GK & News
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 million tonnes. (record) Nutri / Coarse Cereals – 42.64 million tonnes. Maize – 27.80 million ..
Topics: Agriculture • Coarse cereals • Cotton • Crop Production • Foodgrains • Gram • Jute • Maize • Ministry of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare • Mustard • oilseeds • pulses • Rapseed • Rice • Soyabeen • Sugarcane • Tur
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 ..
Topics: CCEA • Economy • Economy of Bangladesh • Economy of West Bengal • Jute • Jute Corporation of India • Jute industry • Jute Packaging • Jute Packaging Material (JPM) Act • Jute Sector • Jute trade • National • Odisha • Pakistan Jute Mills Association • Textile Industry • West Bengal
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 for 2018-19 season from Rs 3500 per quintal in 2017-18 season. The MSP of Raw ..
Topics: Agricultural Union • Assumption • Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices • Jute • Jute Corporation of India • Jute Industry in Bangladesh • Leaf vegetables • Measurement • Minimum Support Price • Quintal • Units of measurement
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 in quality of fibres. The project is being implemented by NJB in association with Jute ..
Topics: Economy of India • Economy of West Bengal • Jute • Leaf vegetables • Ministry of Agriculture • National Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre Technology • States and union territories of India • West Bengal
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 which, when used in association with soil, have the ability to separate, filter, reinforce, protect ..