Jute Industry in India A Glace

For centuries, jute is being cultivated in India. Jute is prime crop in eastern region of India. The major jute cultivating provinces are Assam, West Bengal, Bihar, Tripura, Orissa and Uttar Pradesh.

At present, the production of the fibre in India is nearly 10 million bales and about 73 jute factories are currently operating in India. In addition, there are quite a lot of small scale industries in the decentralized segment making handicrafts, decorative items, yarns, and pulp from jute.

The jute products from Madhya Pradesh are an exclusive blend of artistic sense and usefulness. Skilled craftsmen at Hasta Shilp Vikas Nigam already have experimented with the fiber. Each artistic work unveils an exclusive charisma to it and the items so made are marketed via the Madhya Pradesh state emporium, "Mriganayani". Other major centers for jute production are Raipur, Indore, Bhopal, and Gwalior.

Milestones Indian Jute Industry

The biggest manufacturer of raw jute around the globe.
The largest producer of jute goods worldwide.
The immense capability to produce the huge range of products assortment.
Complete and high standard R&D facilities in the segment of jute agriculture, developing the product and machinery.
World standard infrastructure, such as ports, logistic facilities etc.
A pulsating industry oriented to provide highest buyer satisfaction.
The capacity to manufacture and cater the global demand for apparel and food-grade jute bags.
Food-grade jute bags and cloth produced in India - are an advantage in the framework of worldwide environmental and natural distress. Indian food-grade jute bags have a doubled edged benefit, preserving food in all natural way.

Research & Development - Jute Industry in India

R&D conducted by reputed Indian institutes has led to an intensification of the natural characteristics of jute fibre. Technological aid along with government's developmental efforts, has made jute to cross the threshold of several range of applications, contributing to continue human development, generating employment opportunities and offering a cleaner environment.

Extensive R&D through many research institutes, most supported by Govt. of India, resulted in amazing penetration in the diversification of product assortment.

High-flying products are:

Hydro carbon-free for packing food-grade products, such as coffee, cocoa, shelled nuts and many more.
Manufacturing jute blended yarns, Jute-Viscose, Jute-Acrylic, and Jute-Cotton, jute content differs from 60 to 70 percent in weight. These yarns are used in making shawls, blankets, thick materials and pullovers.
Manufacturing of fine blended yarns utilizing Jute-Silk, Jute-Wool, Jute-Cotton etc. for garment utilization jute content is nearly 30 to 40 percent.