ICAR- National Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre Technology (ICAR-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, equipment, machinery, workshop, library, museum, pilot plant along with guest house on the adjoining campus of staff quarters.


NIRJAFT Quality Policy

RFD 2014-15

Approved RFD 2014-15

Approved Annual Performance Evaluation Report, RFD 2014-15



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.


Citizen's/ Client's Charter (2015-2016)

Citizen's/ Client's Charter for ICAR-NIRJAFT, Kolkata, 2015-16.

Swacch Bharat Abhiyan at ICAR-NIRJAFT, Kolkata

With the launch of the “Swachh Bharat Mission” by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on 2nd October, 2014, the 145th Birth Anniversary of the Father of Nation; NIRJAFT under the aegis of ICAR has taken up various activities on cleanliness. The programme has been imbibed as a part of ICAR-NIRJAFT life, with staff members voluntarily taking up cleanliness drive of ICAR-NIRJAFT office and campus every Tuesday.




Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav Organized by ICAR-NIRJAFT, Kolkata

Director, ICAR-NIRJAFT in consultation with Programme Co-ordinators of different KVKs has identified 25 villages belonging to five districts viz., Howrah, Hooghly, Nadia, North 24 Parganas and South 24 Parganas. nearby to the institute. All the villages have been allotted to respective scientists of institute for adoption and to carry out activities like conducting lecture/ meetings/ demonstrations smoothly. Dr. S. Debnath. Sr. Scientist has been given responsibility as Nodal Officer for execution of the programme.



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