For the modernization and development of the jute industry in India, the National Jute Board has implemented several schemes and initiatives. Some of the schemes meant for the improvement in production are Improved Cultivations and Retting Exercises (ICARE), Jute Diversifications Scheme, Jute Resource-cum production Centre (JRCPC), and Jute Retail Outlet scheme for exposure to products and artisans.
The Market Development & Promotion, Domestic Market Promotion Activities (DMPA), and other publicity and promotion activities and schemes are meant to increase the sales and exports of jute products in India.
Export Market Promotion Activities (EMPA)
Under EMPS, the government implements various activities like international level fairs in India, international fairs abroad, international mega fairs, business delegations/ road shows/ international conferences and seminars, etc.
Market Development & Promotion scheme (MDPS)
MDPS scheme aims to develop, promote and expand markets for Jute and Jute diversified products within India and abroad. It provides selling, marketing, and promoting platforms/avenues to Jute Artisans, entrepreneurs, women self-help groups, Jute MSMEs, Jute exporters, and Jute millers.
Capital Subsidy for Acquisition of Plants and Machinery (CSAPM) Scheme
CSAPM scheme has been approved by the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India and is implemented through National Jute Board (NJB), a statutory body under the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the beneficiaries for the purchase of Jute diversified products (JDP) manufacturing machinery. This Scheme is initiated under National Jute Development Program (NJDP) umbrella scheme of NJB during the 15th Finance Commission (2021-26).