ICAR-CRIJAF organized Jute Seed Industry Meet in Barrackpore

ICAR-CRIJAF organized Seed Industry Meet on 09.08.2021 to sensitize the jute seed industry about the importance of new varieties and the licensing policy of the institute for commercial productions of seeds of these jute varieties. ICAR-CRIJAF is the only research institute in the country that has contributed germplasm collection, maintenance, evaluation, utilization, breeding and release […]

ICAR-Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres Organized “Jute IndustryStakeholders Meet”

ICAR-CRIJAF is continuously pursuing excellence in research and technology development for the benefit of the whole jute sector by strengthening the fiber production technology with new innovations. Recent developments in need-based technologies developed by the institute on improved varieties with higher productivity and finer quality, mechanization in jute cultivation and post-harvest processing, solar energy based […]

Success Story of CRIJAF Nail Weeder

Goaldah is one of the predominantly jute growing village of North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, where jute is intensively grown by majority of farmers in upland condition. From a long time, jute growers of the village were facing the problem of weed infestation in their field be it broad leaved or sedge type. […]

Success Story of CRIJAF Multi-Row Seed Drill

Jute is an important environment friendly fibre producing crop and it is mainly grown by small and marginal farmers as a rain-fed crop followed by paddy. Sowing of jute is the most important farm operation for getting healthy and dieses less crop for higher fibre production. Traditionally jute farmers follow broadcast method of sowing to […]

Jute bag making – A profitable venture for women entrepreneurs

It was during 2017 March, that a group of twenty farm women from Chowgacha, Krishnagunj , Nadia district came to ICAR CRIJAF to undergo training on Entrepreneurship development through value addition of jute fibre and fabrics under ATMA . The main objective of the training programme was to enhance the economic condition of farm women […]

Jute-ICARE (Jute-Improved Cultivation and Advanced Retting Exercise

Enhancing Livelihood of Jute Farmers Through Mass Up-scaling of Improved Jute Production Technologies Objective To support the small and marginal jute growers with certified seed, mechanization in sowing and weed control and to accelerate retting by using microbial consortium so that the jute growers can grow good quality jute and receive higher price for their […]