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





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.



We will:

  • Act courteously, fairly and reasonably in all our dealings with you.
  • Make sure that our documents and procedures are clear and not misleading and that you are given clear information about our products and services.
  • Give you clear information on the product or service chosen by you i.e. about how it works, the relevant terms and conditions which apply to it.
  • Deal quickly and sympathetically with things that go wrong by correcting mistakes quickly, handling complaints quickly and reversing any charges applied in error.
  • Treat all your personal information as private and confidential;
  • Publicize our Citizens'Charter, have copies available and make sure that our staff are trained to put it into practice.

We expect our clients to:

  • Take precautions that are indicated for protection of their personal details;
  • Avail e-services
  • Provide valuable feedback on our services so as to enable us to correct our mistakes and improve our services.

The Transparency Officer of the Institute shall be the first redressal point with regard to Institute’s Citizens’ Charter. If still any Citizen is dissatisfied, he/ she may address to the final authority of the Institute i.e. the Director, NIRJAFT.

There shall be 6 Nodal Officers with regard to Institutes Citizens’ Charter – 4 Head of the Departments, CAO and AFAO.

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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