7th May, 2015, Kolkata
ICAR-National Research Institute on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology, Kolkataorganized a special Brainstorming Lecture on “An industry in search of its lost legacy” at ICAR-National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology, Kolkata on 7th May, 2015.
Dr. Subrata Gupta, IAS, Jute Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India chaired the session. Shri Subha Kirti Mazumder, Director General, Indian Jute Mills Association and former Jute Commissionerdelivered a lecture on “An industry in search of its lost legacy” incorporating past facts, recent trends with a touch of the literary glimpses of history. Important issues regarding relaxation on Jute Packaging Materials Act and its impact on jute industry, competitive export in national and international market, quality jute products for diversified sector, R&D for increasing efficiency in jute mills, modernization of jute mills etc. were discussed.
Earlier, Dr. Debashis Nag, Director, ICAR-NIRJAFT welcomed the dignitaries and briefed about the recent achivements of the Institute.
About 75 participants from different organizations like Indian Jute Mills Association, National Jute Board, Jute Commissioner Office, ICAR-NIRJAFT and Jute Industries participated in this brainstorming session.
(Source: ICAR-National Research Institute on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology, Kolkata)