New Delhi, the 29th May, 1987



5.0.539 (E) :~ Whereas the Central Government9 after considering the recommendations made to it by the Standing Advisory Committee, is satisfied that it is necessary so to do in the interests of production of raw jute and jute packaging material, and of persons engaged in the production thereof ;

Now, therefore, in exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Jute Packaging Materials (Compulsory Use in Packing Commodities), Act, 1987 (10 of 1987) the Central Government hereby directs that, with effect from lst June, 1987, the commodities specified in column (2) of the Schedule below, shall be packed in jute packaging material, for supply or distribution, in such minimum percentage as specified in corresponding entries in column

(3) of the said Schedule.



S1. No. Commodities  

Percentage of total production of Commonly of class of commodities Required to be packed in jute                    Packaging material 

1. Food grains Hundred per cent
2. Sugar Hundred per cent
3. Cement Seventy per cent
4. Fertilizers Fifty per cent


  Excluding ;

          (a)     Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN)

(b)     Ammonium Nitro phosphate (ANP)

(c)     Single Super phosphate (SSP)

(d)     Suphala-produced by R.C.F. Trombay

(e)      Triple Super phosphate (TSP)


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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