Tea Board Of India
North East  /  Published 09.01.20

Tea zamindari system won’t work: Ray

Tea Board of India deputy chairman Arun Kumar Ray on Thursday said the “zamindari system” in the tea industry where the owner stays in Calcutta and tries to run the garden from there will no longe...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.01.19

Tea Board panel to look into garden plea

The Tea Board may consider requests made by six Bengal gardens to start plucking leaf and manufacturing tea ahead of the February 11 deadline.The board has decided to set up an expert committee that w...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.19

Centre calls meet on tea industry problems

The Union commerce and industry ministry has convened a meeting in Delhi on August 14 to look into problems plaguing the tea industry.Representatives of planters’ associations, exporters, brokers, ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

Open test hubs, Tea Board urged

Tea industry representatives have requested the Tea Board of India to set up Covid-19 testing centres in the Dooars belt.Tea Association of India secretary (the Dooars branch) R.A. Sharma said they wa...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Business  /  Published 25.03.20

Coronavirus crisis: Tea output shortfall

Tea production in the country is likely to fall by 100 million kg this year due to the 21-day lockdown which was “inevitable” to tackle the coronavirus crisis, an official said on Wednesday. The c...
By PTI in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 16.11.19

Wider Darjeeling tag

Darjeeling green tea and white tea have received a geographical indication (GI) tag from the Indian government in a move that is expected to enforce exclusivity to these products in the domestic and o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Tea Board announces dates for plucking

The Tea Board of India on Tuesday announced the dates for commencement of plucking of tea leaves and production for the coming season in what appeared to be a clear sign that there would be a leash on...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 08.09.19

Goodricke brews growth plan

Goodricke Group Ltd will strive to bolster its branded packet tea business as it aims to retain its position among the top five players in India.As part of the strategy, the company is opening three t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 18.08.19

Record prices belie tea industry status

Tea industry captains have said the staggering and record-breaking prices fetched at the Guwahati auctions recently do not reflect the actual picture.The high prices fetched are for very small amounts...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati


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