Jute Agricultural Research Laboratory (JARL) under Central Jute Commission was established in 1938 at Dhaka. After partition of the country, Jute Agricultural Research Laboratory shifted to Chinsura in West Bengal and then at the present location of Nilganj, Barrackpore in year of 1953 as Jute Agricultural Research Institute (JARI). JARI was taken over by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in 1966. In January 1990, the institute has been rechristened to its present name Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres (CRIJAF).
Inauguration of ICAR-CRIJAF (then JARI) at Barrackpore by then Hon’ble Union Minister of Agriculture, Shri Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Ji at 1953
Present campus of ICAR-CRIJAF Headquarters, Barrackpore
Present campus of ICAR-CRIJAF Headquarters, Barrackpore (Illuminated)
Landscape of ICAR-CRIJAF campus
To explore traditional and new frontier areas of science for technology development, promotion and policy guidance for a vibrant, effectively productive and resilient jute and allied fibre agriculture.
Provide leadership in research and technology development to make jute and allied fibre farming profitable and sustainable.
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