MoU between Jute Corporation of India and National Seeds Corporation
- MoU to provide certified good quality seeds to jute farmers in the year 2021-22 signed between Jute Corporation of India and National Seeds Corporation.
- JCI will distribute 10,000 Quintals of certified jute seeds of JRO-204 variety in the 2021-22 crop year.
- Certified seeds from National Seed Corporation (NSC) will be purchased by JCI for this first-ever commercial distribution operation.
- 5-6 Lakh farm families will be benefited and the spurious seed market will be reduced drastically while augmenting the revenue of JCI.
The three agencies in the field – the Jute Corporation of India (JCI), National Jute Board (NJB) and Central Research Institute for Jute & Allied Fibres (CRIJAF) are promoting modern agronomic practices for the overall improvement of quantity and quality of jute under the jute project ICARE.