About Us

Jute Products Development & Export Promotion Council (JPDEPC), an Industry-led body, was created under the Indian Companies Act of 1956 with the principal purpose of giving boost to export of Jute goods. The Council’s management committee consists of members from the jute industry and nominees from Govt. of India.


What are the actions adopted by JPDEPC?

The Council identifies various activities and programs with key features like:-
  1. Participation in trade fairs, seminars, workshops, Buyer/Seller meets in India and abroad to facilitate interaction between suppliers and buyers and do business on mutual terms.
  2. Organise Market Study to evaluate where Indian Jute can be placed in the diverse markets enabling Government of India and other Stakeholders to strategize export policy and marketing plan.
  3. Initiate Design development programs encouraging innovative ideas keeping track of fashion and international trend.
  4. Act as a registering authority for issue of Registration-cum-Membership Certificates for exporters of Jute and Jute Products, pursuant to public notice dated 25.05.2011 of the Director General of Foreign Trade.
  5. To encourage and award exporters for their performances in International markets.
  6. To act as a co-ordinator between the Government and members of the Jute industry.
  7. To help in building infrastructure needed for upgradation and betterment of the Jute industry.

The Council is constantly endeavoring to broaden its horizon of activities to take care of the needs of the existing as well as budding entrepreneurs so that all together can make substantial contribution to export of jute products and finally ease up the activity of doing business.