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Production At Glance 

1.

Average land area under raw jute & mesta cultivation (Average of last four years)

799 thousand hectares

2.

Average production of raw jute & mestas (Average of last four years)

10,990 thousand bales

3.

Numbers of composite jute mills

97

4.

Satewise distribution of composite jute mills

West Bengal

71

Andhra Pradesh

12

Bihar

3

U.P.

3

Assam

2

Orissa

3

Chhattisgarh

2

Tripura

1

5.

Number of workers employed in composite jute mills (as on 31 March 2018) 

77,537 approx (permanent workers)

93,096 approx (other workers)

6.

Average production of jute goods in composite jute mills (Average of last four years)

1,128 thousand tons per annam.

7.

Average export of jute goods (Average of last four Years)

149 thousand tons, Rs. 19847 million per annam.

8.

Average domestic demand for jute goods (Average of last four Years)

1,065 thousand tons per annam.

9.

Goverment of India - owned jute mills under control and management of National Jute Manufactures Corporation Ltd.

Alexander, Khardah, Kinnison, National, RBHM and Union.

10.

100% export-oriented units (as on Jan., 2014)

There is 1 (One) 100% EOU in jute sector producing broadly high jute decorative fabircs, fine hessian cloth, jute bags and blended fabrics.

1. Cheviot Co. Ltd. (Falta SEZ)

11.

Insalled looms in 100% export-oriented units(as on Jan. 2014)

48,434

Hessian

17,358

Sacking

25,237

C B C

549

Other

5,290

12.

Installed spindles in jute mills other than 100% export-oriented units (as on Jan., 2014)

7,48,900

Fine

6,04,736

Coarse

1,44,164

13.

Installed capacity of composite jute Mills other than 100% export-oriented units. (on the basis of 305 working days per year & JMDC Productivity Norms.)

2,758 thousand tons per Annum.

 

FootNote: The number of workers figures relate to 67 out of 97 composite jute mills. Thirty jute mills were under suspension of work/ closure or did not submit information on the date of report.

 

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