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Production At Glance (as on June 2014)

1.

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

875 thousand hectares

2.

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

11088 thousand bales

3.

Numbers of composite jute mills

90

4.

Satewise distribution of composite jute mills

West Bengal

67

Andhra Pradesh

9

Bihar

3

U.P.

3

Assam

2

Orissa

3

Chhattisgarh

2

Tripura

1

5.

Number of workers employed in composite jute mills (as on April 2014) [Please see footnote]

52,762 approx (permanent workers)

1,63,267 approx (other workers)

6.

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

1567 thousand tons per annam.

7.

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

185 thousand tons, Rs. 20157 million per annam.

8.

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

1365 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 are 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)

51357

Hessian

18637

Sacking

28592

C B C

905

Other

3223

12.

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

7,63,680

Fine

6,30,776

Coarse

1,32,904

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.)

2732 thousand tons per Annum.

 

FootNote: The number of workers figures relate to 66 out of 90 composite jute mills. Twenty one jute mills were under suspension of work/ closure or did not submit information on thedate of report.

(Source : JC's Office)

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