Bangladesh Jute Research Institute (BJRI) is a mono-crop research institute under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. BJRI particularly involved in research on Jute. The Institute has played significant role in promoting country’s jute sector. Bangladesh Jute Research Institute emerged from the Jute Agricultural Research Laboratory (JARL) which was established by the Indian Central Jute Committee (ICJC) in Dhaka in 1936.
After the emergence of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Government promulgated the Jute Act in 1974 (modified in 1996) and established the Bangladesh Jute Research Institute (BJRI) mainly to conduct and promote Agricultural, Technological, and Industrial Research on Jute. Currently, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute operates its functions through three main branches – (1) Agriculture Research on Jute, (2) Technological Research on Jute, and (3) Jute and Textile Product Development Research.
Bangladesh Jute Research Institute (BJRI):
Manik Mia Avenue, Dhaka-1207
Telephone No: 8121929 (PABX)
Fax No: 88-02-9118415
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