24th July, 2017, Kolkata
A 3-day National Level Training on “Production and retting technology of Jute/Mesta/Ramie/Sunnhemp including other related aspects” sponsored by National Food Security Mission (NFSM) - Commercial Crops, Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India was inaugurated at ICAR-National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology, Kolkata, today.
Dr. S.K. Biswas, Ex-Director, DJD, Chief Guest of the event highlighted the issues on production and marketing of jute crop.
Dr. A.N. Roy, Director (Acting) briefed about the need of value addition & product diversification in jute & allied fibre sector.
Twenty five trainees from different jute growing districts of West Bengal, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh & Odisha have participated in this programme.
(Source: ICAR-National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology, Kolkata)