NIRJAFT

Welcome to NIRJAFT

National Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre Technology (NIRJAFT) situated in 12, Regent Park, Kolkata
is a premier institute under Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi and dedicated to the research of jute and allied fibres leading to the diversified use and industrial growth since January. 1939.
The institute is adequately equipped with the state of the art laboratories having sophisticated instruments, equipments, machinery, workshop, library, museum, pilot plant along with guest house on the adjoining campus of staff quarters.

 

NIRJAFT Quality Policy

 
RFD 2013-14

Target

Achievement

Approved RFD 2014-15

 

JUTE MULCHING

jute nonwoven mulching
NIRJAFT, ICAR, Kolkata has successfully designed and developed jute nonwoven mulching sheet. It has been tested and compared with different mulch materials including plastic. In a trial at CIPHET, Abohar, Punjab, jute nonwoven mulch sheet of different area density and thickness have been tested and compared with black and white plastic of different thickness on strawberry plants. It was observed that jute nonwoven fabric has given best result with respect to moisture retention, weed suppression, plant health, fruit quality and fruit quantity.

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Swacch Bharat Mission at NIRJAFT, Kolkata

NIRJAFT, Kolkata, October 2, 2014: On the occasion of “Swacch Bharat Mission” a nation-wide programme for cleaning the country by Hon'ble Prime Minister, the Institute celebrates the inaugural programme of “Swacch Bharat Mission” at its premises. At 09:45 AM, staffs members of NIRJAFT gathered in the Institute Auditorium and were briefed by Director about the programme. The Cleanliness oath dictated by Director, was then taken by the staff members.

After the inauguration of the programme all the scientists, technical and administrative officials actively participated in the cleanliness drive of office premises and adjoining areas. Whole office premises were kept open in the forenoon session.

NIRJAFT Success Stories on Jute & Allied Fibre Research

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