The West Bengal government is looking at a long-term solution for the ailing jute industry and likely to prepare a white paper for the revival of the sector that offers livelihood to lakhs of people.
The state government has offered a temporary solution of procuring jute bags on behalf of the Centre to boost the demand of the golden fibre.
Additional Chief Secretary of Agriculture Department, Sanjeev Chopra, who chaired a recent meeting at the state secretariat on the issue, suggested that a white paper might be prepared with inputs from all major stakeholders.
Once ready, the white paper could be placed at the Group of Ministers' (GoM) meeting, a source present at the meeting told
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