14 new jute mills in Khulna region soon
Author / Source : BSS
KHULNA, Nov 21: A total of 14 jute mills will be set up in Khulan and Jessore regions at a cost of Tk 100 crore creating thousands of job in the region. Board of Investment (BOI) Khulna sources said the approval for setting up the jute mills was given in the last two years. The proposed projects are AMM Jute Mills limited, Pabna Jute Mills Limited, Reza Jute Mills Limited, Sheikh Jute Mills limited, FR Jute Mills limited, Fultala Jute Mills limited, Wahab Jute Mills Limited, Madina Jute Mills Limited-1 and Madina Jute Mills Limited- 2, Salam Jute Mills Limited, Amjad Jute Mills Limited and Afil Jute Mills Limited.
Shakhar Lal Shah, assistant director of BOI, said the investors of Khulna and Jessore zones are showing keen interest in setting up the new jute mills in the areas due to a conducive environment for the industry, including low land price, availability of workers and fertile land for jute growth. The sources said demand for environment friendly jute goods has increased in the local and international markets.