National Jute Board is governed by National Jute Board Act-2008, as framed by the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India and enacted by the Parliament on February 12, 2009. Board engages in research and human resource development programmes to explore new and innovative use of jute with the idea of enabling both the organized as well as the decentralized sector to compete and increase the global share of Indian jute goods consumption.
To augment its position of strength the Board envisages to implement programmes that facilitate growth of the Jute Sector. Dissemination of newer technologies, machinery assistance, human resource development through training and design inputs extending scholastic incentives and addressing certain health related issues are some of the major areas apart from showcasing Indian Jute in the global arena.