Ministry of Textiles

New Delhi, the 26th August, 1987.



S.O. No. 798 (E) In exercise of the powers conferred by section 13 of the Jute Packaging Materials (Compulsory Use in Packing Commodities) Act, 1987 (10 of 1987), the Central Government hereby directs that the powers exercisable by it under the provisions of the said Act as specified in Column (4) of the Table below shall be exercisable also by the Jute Commissioner in respect of all the commodities, wherever they are produced, for which jute packaging material is required to be used and, subject to the supervision, and direction, if any, issued by the Jute Commissioner, the said powers shall also be exercisable by the officer or authority as specified in column (2) of the said Table in respect of corresponding commodity as specified in column (3) of the aforesaid Table.


S. No Designation of the Officer/Authority Commodity and jurisdiction Powers Delegated
1 Chief Director (Sugar) Deptt. of Food,Govt. of India. Overall Sugar Manufacturing units located all over the country * Sections 6, 7 8
2 Development Commissioner for Cement Industry, Dept. of Industrial Development, Ministry of Industry Govt. of India Overall cement manufacturing industries located all over the country * Sections 6, 7 8

Executive Director, Office of Fertilizer Industrial Co-ordination Committee under the dept. of fertilizer.

Overall fertilizer manufacturing units located all over the country * Sections 6, 7 8




















*      Section 6-Power to call for information and samples.

*      Section 7-Power to enter and inspect.

*      Section 8-Power to search and seize.


Powers under Jute Packaging  Order May 1987 | Minimum use of Jute in Packaging; Order Aug. 1987  

Jute & Jute Control Order of April 2000

Jute Packaging Materials Act | JMDC Act | Jute Manufacturers Cess Act

Jute Packaging Material Rules of 26th August 1987.

JMDC Procedural Rules


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