Tea Estates
West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.21

Small tea sector outperforms tea estates

 The annual tea production in the small tea sector surpassed the contribution of tea estates in the pandemic year 2020, recent data released by the Tea Board has revealed. The data, with compreh...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

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

Business  /  Published 10.11.20

Ambootia Tea in new hands

A clutch of foreign investors from Europe is taking over the management control and picking up a bigger ownership of the largest tea producer of Darjeeling. The Indian promoter, Sanjay Prakash Bansal...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.20

2 Alipurduar tea gardens to reopen

Tea trade union leaders present at the meeting said on Sunday, the management will disburse the due wages of 16 days (of October 2019) among the workers and will also pay a month’s salary to the...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.20

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


West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.20

Heavy monsoon hits tea production

Heavy monsoon in north Bengal has hit the tea belt hard, representatives of tea planters’ association said on Wednesday. “The unremitting rainfall in the region has affected production in...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.20

Twin blows to tea industry

Happy Valley, a tea garden owned by Darjeeling Organic Tea Estates Pvt Limited (DOTEPL), has not lived up to its name. Its 13 sister gardens in the hills are also in distress. Reason, their parent co...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.20

Tea: lease offer on three gardens

The Mamata Banerjee government, for the first time, decided to offer three closed tea gardens on lease to prospective investors. Last week, the state department of land and land reforms, refugee reha...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Govt help in closed tea estates in Jalpaiguri

The Jalpaiguri district administration is moving into closed and sick tea estates to extend all possible help to workers and their families.Under the “Sanyong” initiative, teams from different sta...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

North East  /  Published 22.11.18

No trace of abducted Assam tea garden manager

Timon Habi tea estate manager Numal Boruah, 55, who was abducted from his garden bungalow in Upper Assam’s Charaideo district on Tuesday night, remained untraced on Thursday.Additional superintenden...
By Rishu Kalantri in Tinsukia


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