Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres (CRIJAF) is a premier institute on jute & allied fibre crops of
ICAR under Crop Science is situated at Nilganj, Barrackpore (6.0 Km from Barrackpore railway
station) and about 20 Km from Dum Dum Airport (NSC Bose International Airport). This institute mainly deals with 6 natural fibre crops viz., Jute, Sisal, Ramie,
Sunnhemp, Mesta and Flax. The institute has four Research Stations viz., Sunnhemp Research Station located at Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Ramie Research Station located at Sorbhog (Assam), Sisal Research Station at Bamra (Odisha) and Seed Research Stationat Budbud (West Bengal). One KVK under the administrative control of CRIJAF is located at Budbud in Burdwan district of West Bengal.