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The history of the Indian Jute Mills Association goes back to the year 1884 when a few representatives of the majority of the Indian jute mills decided to form the Indian Jute Manufacturing Association. In July, 1902 the Association was named as the Indian Jute Mills Association. In 1931 the Indian Jute Mills Association was registered under the Indian Trade Union Act, 1926. Thereafter, the Association was incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 on the 28th July, 1989.

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Say 'YES' to jute

While the world around us is looking for a viable alternative, many Indians have already switched to jute, also known as the ‘golden fibre’ of India. In fact, use of jute bags and other products was par for the course when plastics had not invaded Indian society. Jute is a natural fibre and hence biodegradable...

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Say 'NO' to Plastic

The rampant use of plastic owing to its availability at marginal costs presents a very dismal picture as our lands and oceans are increasingly riddled with it. From the surface to the very depths, the disposal of single-use plastic is a huge problem. Stressing on how life on the planet is getting increasingly choked on plastic...

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More About JuteThe goldenFibre

Jute is a natural fibre produced from plants, also called as the ‘golden fibre’ due to its shiny golden colour. It is commonly referred to as Pat (Tossa pat, Sadha pat) in Bengali and Hindi, Mar pat in Assamese, Jhota in Oriya, Chanapai in Tamil, Janumu in Telegu, Chanambu in Malayalam, Joot in Marathi, Moti in Gujarati and Patsan in Punjabi.

The fibre is extracted from the bark of the stem of various jute species and goes through an elaborate processing cycle before becoming a finished jute product.

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