Bangladesh is a developing country. Jute is its prime crop, which still earns more than 7-8% of its foreign currency. Since liberation of the country in the year 1971, we engaged our all efforts for the improvement of jute goods market in the world by introducing extensive efforts in the process of Research and Quality Control activities in the mills and manufacturing goods as per present market demand.
The Research Division of Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation with the help and assistance from different Research Organizations and Institutions of the country has been working to introduce innovative diversified use of jute goods.
The growing awareness of harmful effect of synthetic products and their disposal problems particularly in the developed countries has rekindled a new hope for the natural fibres and their products.
Jute sector has also succeeded in capitalizing this global situation by introducing newer and diversified products to the consumers. Different entrepreneurs have come forward at their own and also with the assistance of BJMC to develop and produce an array of diversified products of jute.
Research Division BJMC was established in 1984. Its functions and activities are as follows :