What is Jute & when it is sown & harvested ?
Ans. Jute is a cash crop and it is sown from March-May
and harvested from end June to September upon the weather conditions.
Where Jute is used ?
Ans. Jute is used mainly for
of Sacking, Hessian, and other products. It is one of the most versatile
fiber & also it is Eco - Friendly which has various uses in the form of
What is the position of
production of jute in the World ?
Ans. India is the largest producer of
Jute in the World.
many Jute Mills are there in India?
Ans. There are 78 jute mills in
India of which 61 is in West Bengal located along the side of river
Hooghly, 3 each in Bihar & UP, 7 in A.P.& 1 each in Assam Orissa,
Chhattisgarh, & Tripura .
5. Q . Where I can get
the information on Production of Jute Goods?
Ans. The information can be
ascertained from the
by clicking the link ‘ Facts & Figures’ on
6. Q. What is the
composition of various products in total production ?
Roughly , Hessian 20%,Sacking 65%, & others
7. Q. Where can I get the
information on Domestic Consumption of Jute goods ?
Ans. The information is available
from our website www.jutecomm.gov.in
8. Q. In which areas
based Fabrics are used ?
Ans. It is mainly used in
furnishing, carpets, upholstery, blankets, shopping bags and other home
9. Q. When to submit
monthly Raw jute return no I&II by jute mills& twine units ?
Ans. Raw jute return no I&II is
be submitted by,
7th of the following month. The
prescribed format may be downloaded from our
10. Q. What is the percentage of export of
jute goods against total production?
Ans. The share of jute goods
export is around 12%.
11. Q. Which are the major jute items in our
export basket ?
Ans. The major jute items are
Yarn 45%,Hessian 33%, Sacking 15%, & others 7%.
12.Q. Which are the major
countries where jute diversified product are
Ans. USA, UK,
Italy, Germany and Spain.
How many Sick jute mills
are referred to BIFR ?
Ans. There are 26 jute mills, referred to BIFR. The details of which may
be seen from our website www.jutecomm.gov.in