The 76th Foundation Day Celebrated at NIRJAFT

3rd January 2014, Kolkata

National Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre Technology (NIRJAFT), Kolkata celebrated its 76th Foundation Day on 3rd January, 2014. The Foundation Day Speech was delivered by Dr. B.C. Mitra, Ex-Director and Ex-RAC Chairman, NIRJAFT, Kolkata.

In his address, Dr. Mitra focused on research in the field of application of nanotechnology, biotechnology and eco-friendly modification of jute for making it super absorbent.


In the presidential address, Dr. D.Nag, Director, NIRJAFT explained the progress of the Institute during last one year.

  M/s Vexil Business Process Services Pvt. Ltd (NABCB accreditation) awarded an ISO: 9001-2008 certificate to the institute on the occasion under the scope of ‘Research and Development, Training, Testing, Advisory and Extension Services on Jute and Allied Fibres’ for a period of 3 years with effect from 28th December, 2013.

(Source: NIRJAFT, Kolkata)