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Tea Garden Workers
West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.20

Dark Diwali for 1,400 tea garden workers

Diwali came with gloom for Binnaguri tea estate in the western Dooars under Jalpaiguri district as its management announced suspension of operations in the garden on Saturday in the wake of sustained ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.20

December meet on tea pay hike

The Mamata Banerjee government will look into the demand for pay hike of the staff and sub-staff in the tea industry of Bengal. A meeting will be held in Calcutta on December 3 and 4, Md Rizwan, addi...
By The Telegraph in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.20

Alipurduar identifies land for Cha Sundari homes

The Mamata Banerjee government is laying stress on a housing scheme — as part of the Cha Sundari scheme — for tea workers of the state as part of its bid to woo the tea population at a tim...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

North East  /  Published 05.11.20

Cong bid to reconnect with tea community

AICC general secretary Jitendra Singh launched his innings as the in-charge of Assam from the state’s tea belt on Sunday, even spending the night at the house of a garden worker in Dibrugarh dis...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.20

Sylee tea garden to reopen

Gates of the Sylee tea estate in the Malbazar block of Jalpaiguri will reopen from Friday. The decision was made at a bipartite meeting held here on Thursday. Sources said at the industry wide agree...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Cash cheer for workers of closed tea gardens

The disbursement of financial aid for three months and an additional ex-gratia for permanent workers of 13 closed tea gardens by the state labour department has brought cheers for these jobless worker...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.20

Jalpaiguri readies for Cha Sundari homes

Workers of two tea estates — Kalchini and Raimatanag — of Alipurduar district have received state financial aid of Rs 1,500 per month for five closed months though both had reopened last m...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Trinamul, BJP woo tea belt with schemes

With an eye on Bengal elections next year, Trinamul Congress and BJP are keen on wooing the brew belt. This was evident on Friday when state ministers and BJP MPs separately met tea stakeholders to e...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.20

Tea bonus ‘stimulus’ brews cheer

A Rs 400-crore stimulus package in the form of bonus to tea industry workers has suddenly brought cheer to north Bengal’s local economy with traders hoping the multiplier effect from festive spe...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.20

Tea workers better off in state: Moloy

State labour minister Moloy Ghatak on Thursday drew parallels between the condition of tea plantation workers in Bengal and Assam in terms of wages and rations and said they would be better off  ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


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