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  • Jute industry in West Bengal faces crisis Low wages

    Apr 29 2019 · Hooghly Lakhs of jute mill workers who are dealing with an uncertain future are representative of the struggle of the largest jute producing state in India West Bengal. The state accounts for over 80 percent of the jute production in the country and employs one-fourth of its population in jute mills.

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  • 1. OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS

    Assertion Most of the Jute mills of India located in West Bengal. Reason Bus facility is available to export the manufactured goods. Ans (b) Both assertion and reason are true but reason is not the correct explanation of assertion. Most of the Jute mills are located in West Bengal due to a. Jute producing area is close to the jute mill. b.

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  • West Bengal 10 000 Workers Laid-off after Jute Mills Shut

    Dec 05 2018 · Around 10 000 workers have been laid-off following the reported shutting down of Hastings and North Brook jute mills in South Bengal s Hooghly district on December 3.. The shutting down of these two mills follows the shutting down of Srirampur s India Jute Mill and Chandannagar s Gondalpara Mill a few months back leading to around 6 000 mill workers losing their jobs.

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  • Bi-weekly lockdown in West Bengal likely to hit jute industry

    Kolkata July 23 The bi-weekly lockdown to be imposed in West Bengal in the wake of a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the state is likely to affect its jute industry which was limping back to normalcy after being hit during the nationwide lockdown industry sources said on Wednesday. The administration has decided to impose a twice-a- week lockdown in the state till August to stem the rise

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  • Raw jute supply concerns political activities prompting

    Dec 01 2020 · Kolkata Dec 1 (PTI) Despite large order inflows some jute mills in West Bengal are witnessing operational disruptions due to political factors and raw jute supply concerns officials said on Tuesday. Three millsNorth Brook Weaverly and Howrah Jute Millhave closed down and more are faced with similar crises they said.

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  • West Bengal Jute Workers Demand Immediate Reopening of

    Sep 29 2020 · New Delhi As many as 21 trade unions in West Bengal have demanded that closed jute mills be reopened as early as possible and employees be paid pending salaries. Unions say that workers have not been paid during since the past seven months because of the lockdown despite the state government s orders to not deduct salaries.

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  • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Productivity of Jute

    The West Bengal administration imposed a twice-a-week lockdown in the state till August to stem the rise in COVID-19 cases. However it allowed the mills to function if those housed workers inside

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  • Workers of closed Bengal jute mill ransack office set

    Workers of a closed jute mill in West Bengal s North 24 Parganas district allegedly ransacked the office of the unit and torched two vehicles after the management put up a notice to continue the

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  • West Bengal jute mills to remain closed during lockdown

    Jute mills in West Bengal will remain closed till March 27 following the state governments lockdown directive in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic Indian Jute Mills Association sources said on Monday.

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  • West Bengal jute mills to remain closed during lockdown

    Jute mills in West Bengal will remain closed till March 27 following the state governments lockdown directive in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic Indian Jute Mills Association sources said on Monday.

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  • West Bengal jute mills to remain closed during lockdown

    Jute mills in West Bengal will remain closed till March 27 following the state governments lockdown directive in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic Indian Jute Mills Association sources said on Monday. The IJMA has issued a notice that the mills will be closed from 5 PM on Monday 5 PM to 6 AM on March 28 as advised by the state labour department.

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  • Bengal jute mills wait for government nod to resume work

    Apr 11 2020 · The IJMA has also written to both the Centre and the State government seeking exemption from the lockdown. There are 61 operational jute mills in West Bengal and according to Raghav Gupta the industry produces around 3 000 tonnes of jute goods a day. "We have already lost close to 65 000 tonnes of production (as of April 11) " said Gupta.

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  • Raw jute supply concerns political activities prompting

    jute mills in West Bengal are witnessing operational disruptions due to political factors and raw jute supply concerns officials said on Tuesday. Three millsNorth Brook Weaverly and Howrah Jute Millhave closed down and more are faced with similar crises they said. The Reliance Jute Mill at Bhatpara has also shut shop

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  • West Bengal government allows full strength at jute mills

    West Bengal government on Friday announced 100 percent operations in jute mills of the state from June 1 following a letter sent by the Prime Minister s Office (PMO).

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  • Raw jute supply concerns political activities prompting

    Dec 01 2020 · Kolkata Dec 1 (PTI) Despite large order inflows some jute mills in West Bengal are witnessing operational disruptions due to political factors and raw jute supply concerns officials said on Tuesday. Three millsNorth Brook Weaverly and Howrah Jute Millhave closed down and more are faced with similar crises they said.

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  • Why Bengal s jute industry is hanging by a thread

    Jute mills however were the foundational premise of the industrialisation in Bengal in the 19th century. "Calcutta in the late 19th century was a vast and thriving city. New investments in various industrial activities transformed the hitherto rural riverside regions of Howrah Hooghly and 24 Parganas into a highly urbanised and densely

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  • Jute mill owner s death exposes the industry s crisis in

    Currently about six jute units are closed in West Bengal and labour unrest is a regular feature among many others. Diminishing of government orders has translated into exploitation of workers.

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  • West Bengal jute mills to remain closed during lockdown

    Jute mills in West Bengal will remain closed till March 27 following the state governments lockdown directive in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic Indian Jute Mills Association sources said on Monday.

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  • Jute News 2014

    Six Jute Mills Close in a Week in West Bengal KOLKATA June 22 2014 Suspension of work has been declared in yet another jute mill in West Bengal citing labour unrest which took their number to six following the lynching of a mill CEO in Hooghly district on June 15. Suspension of work was declared at the Victoria jute mill at Telenipara in

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  • Niti Aayog recommends closure of five jute mills in Bengal

    Read Six arrested in West Bengal jute mill CEO lynching Sources in the NJMC told HT productivity is so poor that in a mill around 120 workers are engaged in manufacturing only one metric tonne

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  • Six jute mills close in a week in West Bengal West

    Jun 22 2014 · Six jute mills close in a week in West Bengal. Suspension of work has been declared in yet another jute mill in West Bengal citing labour unrest which took their number to six following the lynching of a mill CEO in Hooghly district on June 15. Share Updated Jun 22 2014 01 16 AM IST.

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  • Trade union leaders hopeful of successful strike in Bengal

    Nov 25 2020 · "A strike notice was served and operation in jute mills will be closed " a jute mills trade union leader said. Anadi Sahu senior CITU leader of West Bengal said that it had been fixed long

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