making Paper Pulp from Green Jute/ Kenaf (the Whole Plant)
technologies developed with the application of enzymes and
Interactive CD containing agricultural, industrial,
socio-economic and environmental aspects of jute including
directory of suppliers prepared as a publicity material
A Road Map for Jute developed and the recommendations being
implemented by appropriate authorities/agencies.
common Harmonised System (HS) Codes for Jute and Jute products
An IJO Standard 98/01 (Revised) including Standard Sampling and
Testing Methods for determination of unsaponifiables in food
grade jute bags published.
Design and technical support provided through Design Workshops
for jute diversified products including floor coverings to the
JDP producers of India and Bangladesh to create opportunity,
improve market prospects and facilitate marketing of the
of Jute Diversified Products with necessary information,
photographs, product code, manufacturers/suppliers list etc. for
each of Bangladesh and India printed.
A study to assess residual silica/silicate in raw jute and
remedial measures for its elimination/reduction for facilitating
use of raw jute in the manufacture of high quality specialty
papers conducted and a Protocol prepared.
To produce Jute : PP granules, to mould these granules into
making jute based composite materials and to carry out an
evaluation / need assessment for jute reinforced polyolefine
products for market development, a project has been implemented
by Agrotechnology & Food Sciences Group, The Netherlands.
Metallic card clothing for jute cards prepared, installed and
its effectiveness assessed in a private jute mill in India.
Improved retting technique for upgrading the quality of jute/
kenaf/mesta disseminated through demonstration training at the
farmers’ fields in India and Bangladesh.
A Video Film on Jute to reveal the importance of the versatile
fibre and also to draw attention of the audience about the
environmental advantages of the fibre prepared.
A core Book on Jute viz, “Jute Basics” containing key
information on various aspects of jute published.
IJSG Display Centre upgraded with new products of jute/kenaf to
stimulate interest and attraction and provide information to the
The International Year of Natural Fibres 2009, declared by UNGA
observed in befitting manner by the IJSG Secretariat to enhance
the profile of natural fibres.
project - Small Scale Entrepreneurship Development in
Diversified Products implemented in Bangladesh and India for
generation and enhancement of rural income and empowerment of
village women folks involved in diversified jute sector.