Government Makes Jute Packaging Mandatory For All Food Grains
5, Dec 2019, 5:17 PM IST
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by PM Modi approved the mandatory packaging of foodgrains and sugar in jute material for the Jute Year 2019-20. It has mandated packaging norms under the Jute Packaging Material (JPM) Act, 1987 as per 2018. The decision mandated that 100% of the food grains and 20% of the sugar must be packed in diversified jute bags.