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Encyclopedia > Adamjee Jute Mills

Adamjee Jute Mill was established in Narayanganj, Bangladesh in 1951, immediately after Bawa Jute Mills (the first jute mill in Bangladesh). Gradually, the mill became the largest jute mill in the world preceding the jute mills of Kolkata, India and Dundee, Scotland. Narayanganj is a city in central Bangladesh. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... The first Jute mill was established in Dundee in Scotland. ...   (IPA: [] Bengali: কলকাতা) (formerly  ) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. ... For other uses, see Dundee (disambiguation). ... Motto: (Latin for No one provokes me with impunity)1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots 2 Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I...


Adamjee Jute Mills was set up by Abdul Wahid Adamjee, Pakistan's foremost industrialist, and scion of the wealthiest family in the country. Initially, the said project was a partnership between the Adamjee's and the PICIC (the governments industrial arm) - The Adamjee family, however, soon took control of the project, and eventually built it into the largest Jute Mill in the world. It employed over 26,000 workers at its height.


Adamjee Jute Mills was established to utilize the relatively finer jute fibers of the East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) region. Narayanganj was the largest or second largest jute market of the world. As therer are many rivers and was a gateway to Dhaka, Narayanganj's economic activities were largely contributed by Adamjee Jute Mills and it was also called the Dundee of the East. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... East Pakistan was a former province of Pakistan which existed between 1955 and 1971. ... Dhaka (previously Dacca; Bangla: ঢাকা Đhaka; IPA: ) is the capital of Bangladesh and the Dhaka District. ... Narayanganj is a city in central Bangladesh. ... For other uses, see Dundee (disambiguation). ...


During the start of 1970s, the polypropylene products start to substitute traditional jute products and the fall of Adamjee Jute Mills start. However, it has managed to survive 1980s with nominal margin. The death of Adamjee Jute Mills started during the 1990s. After a strong battle for survival, Adamjee Jute Mills was officially declared dead in 2002. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In that place, a new Industrial Zone has been installed.


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The Adamjee family lost control of the Mill in 1971 during the Pakistan-Bangladesh war of Independence.


 
 

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