Tea Association Of India
West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.20

2 tea gardens in Dooars get banking ease

Residents of two tea estates in the Dooars can avail banking services from near home from now on, as the State Bank of India (SBI) opened customer service points (CSPs) at the gardens on Friday. This...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 13.07.20

Twin blows bring tea to knees: Industry

The Tea Association of India has said coronavirus pandemic and floods have brought the “tea industry to its knees”. According to P.K. Bhattacharjee, TAI secretary general, the industry is...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.20

Tea workers to protest on wage

A conglomeration of trade unions for tea estate workers has said demonstrations will be held in each garden on Friday to press for revision of wages and granting of land rights to tea plantation dwell...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 10.02.19

Tea export share drops

Kenya and Sri Lanka have continued to surpass India in CTC tea export, although the combined production of the brew in those two countries is much less than what India manufactures. An association of ...
By Avijit Sinha in Nagrakata(Jalpaiguri)

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.20

Tea workers up ante

Trade unions of workers in tea gardens have started fresh demonstrations demanding fixing of minimum wages and land rights after the new plucking season began last week. On February 18, the Trinamul-b...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.20

Guidelines on safe tea

The Tea Board of India has issued a standard operating procedure to ensure that the tea produced during the lockdown is free from any contamination and the workforce is safe. Production has resumed in...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 02.10.19

Bonus prospect bleak in Hatikhira

About 1,200 workers of lockout-declared Hatikhira tea garden in Karimganj district of south Assam are unlikely to get bonus before Durga Puja, which begins on Saturday. Sources said the labourers may ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Business  /  Published 06.07.19

Tea firms wary

Tea growers have sought a review of the budget proposal to tax cash withdrawal in excess of Rs 1 crore from a bank account as it would hurt their operations in remote areas. The Indian Tea Association...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

Budget cash tax hits tea belt

The Union budget proposal to levy a 2 per cent tax at source if annual cash withdrawals exceed Rs 1 crore has come as a blow to north Bengal’s ailing tea industry as most gardens disburse wages in c...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 23.02.20

Meet on Barak Valley's low tea production

The drop in the rate of production of tea in Barak Valley of south Assam during the past couple of years was discussed at the 119th annual general meeting of the Surma Valley branch of Indian Tea Asso...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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