Port Blair, Feb. 7: The National Jute Board (NJB) has been promoting Indian Jute Products and creating awareness among the masses by organizing a series of market promotion activities in various parts of the country with active participation of Jute Entrepreneurs, SHGs (Self Help Groups), NGOs (Non Governmental Organizations) engaged in jute diversification activities.

As part of its promotional activities, NJB is organising a “JUTE FAIR” in Port Blair, in collaboration with ANCON at Atul Smriti Samity (Bengali Club) from 11th to 17th February, 2013 (11am to 8pm). The fair will be inaugurated by Shri Anand Prakash, IAS, Chief Secretary, A&N Administration at 6 pm on                                     11th February 2013. The fair will comprise of Display-Cum-Sale of Lifestyle Jute Products.

Jute entrepreneurs from different parts of the country are showcasing their environment-friendly jute consumer products like Handicrafts, Fancy jute bags, Shopping bags, Gift articles, wall hanging, soft luggage, home textiles, fabrics, made-ups etc.