Govt Makes Packaging of Meals Grains in Jute Luggage Necessary

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New Delhi: With the intention to assist the jute trade, the federal government on Thursday determined that 100 per cent meals grains and 20 per cent sugar will likely be mandatorily packaged in jute luggage. A call to increase the norms for obligatory packaging in jute supplies was taken by the Union Cupboard, Data and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar mentioned whereas briefing reporters concerning the assembly.

The choice, he mentioned, will profit about 4 lakh employees engaged within the jute sector together with hundreds of farmers. Jute is primarily grown in West Bengal, Odisha, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Andhra Pradesh.