ICAR-CRIJAF is a premier institute on jute & allied fibre crops of ICAR under Crop Science is situated at Nilganj, Barrackpore (6.0 Km from Barrackpore railway station) and about 20 Km from Dum Dum Airport (NSC Bose International Airport). The institute mainly deals with 6 natural fibre crops viz., Jute, Sisal, Ramie, Sunnhemp, Mesta and Flax. The institute has four Research Stations viz., Sunnhemp Research Station, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh; Ramie Research Station, Sorbhog, Assam; Sisal Research Station, Bamra, Odisha and Central Seed Research Station for JAF, Budbud, West Bengal. It has two KVK's under administrative control of ICAR-CRIJAF, one is located at Budbud in Burdwan district and one at CRIJAF campus of Barrackpore, West Bengal.Read more...
Basic and strategic research on improvement of jute and allied fibre crops, biotic and abiotic stresses, yield and quality.
Development of economically viable and sustainable production technology, cropping systems and post-harvest technology.
Co-ordination and monitoring of applied research on national and regional issues to develop improved varieties and technologies.
Dissemination of technologies and capacity building.