Photo of the day: Home for jute

Published: Oct 6, 2021 01:45:11 PM IST
Updated: Oct 6, 2021 02:04:39 PM IST

Labourers work at a private jute mill in Jagatdal, West Bengal on October 05, 2021. Nearly all of the world's jute is grown in India and Bangladesh. From the boutiques of Christian Dior to royal wedding favours, jute is growing in popularity worldwide as the demand for alternatives to plastic soars. Experts predict that the bag industry alone will be worth more than $3 billion by 2024. 

Image: Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

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