At total of 14 jute mills will be set up in Khulan and Jessore regions at a cost of Taka 100 crore creating job opportunities for thousands of people.
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.