Tea Board Of India
West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.20

Traders seek import, planters fear oversupply

A proposal by a national body of tea traders to import the produce for export has drawn flak from big and small growers in north Bengal as they think a portion of the commodity will be sold out in Ind...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.20

Tea: free entry from Nepal

The Tea Board of India has got in touch with the Union commerce ministry for its intervention to enforce rules to prevent the “indiscriminate import and sale of Nepalese tea” in the countr...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 07.07.20

Lockdown: India’s tea output falls 54%

India’s tea production declined 54 per cent to 39.02 million kg in April because of the nationwide lockdown to control Covid-19, according to data from the Tea Board. The output had stood at 84....
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 17.12.19

GTAC back to old days after ban

The Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GTAC) was vibrant on Tuesday as buyers and sellers came together under one roof after the suspension of mobile Internet services in Assam following protests over Citiz...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 16.02.20

Tea Board rethink over auctions

Tea Board chairman P. K. Bezbaruah said on Sunday that the statutory body should disassociate itself from the functioning of the age-old auction system and usher in a liberalised regime where private...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.19

Call for 100-day jobs in tea sector

Prabhat Bezboruah, the chairman of the Tea Board of India, has written to Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal, seeking the Centre’s 100-day work scheme in tea gardens and earmarking of...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 07.07.19

Three Golaghat tea plants get quality notice

The Tea Board of India has issued notices to three factories in Upper Assam’s Golaghat district for procuring poor quality of green leaves.A surprise check was conducted in the district’s various ...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 31.10.18

Ban on tea plucking in North east after Dec 10

The Tea Board of India on Wednesday directed tea gardens not to carry out plucking beyond December 10 in order to reduce the quantity of substandard teas.The order applies to all tea manufacturing uni...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.20

MPs seek aid for tea workers

Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista and Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha member Shanta Chhetri placed demands for financial assistance to the tea industry in north Bengal during a meeting of the Tea Board on Mo...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.19

PM Modi schemes in tea belt

The central government has decided to bring small tea growers of Bengal under the ambit of two welfare schemes meant for farmers, to help them obtain an annual financial assistance and also a monthly ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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