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Tea Production
West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.22

Tea workers of shut estates without dole

 Over 7,000 workers and their families living in 13 closed tea estates in north Bengal are grappling with financial crisis as they have not received monthly aid from the state government for four...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Business  /  Published 17.11.21

Quality teas buck price downtrend

Tea gardens that focused on quality have managed to arrest a general decline in prices this year, partly mitigating a steep cost push because of wage hikes in poll bound Bengal and Assam. Tea prices ...
By Sambit Saha in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.21

Twin steps to ensure price & quality of tea leaves

The Tea Board of India has decided to constitute district-level committees in north Bengal to confirm that tea leaves supplied by small growers to bought-leaf factories are of proper quality and also ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.21

Tea export earnings dip in Bengal

The dip in tea production last year as the pandemic hit the country reduced export by over 40 million kilos but the brew fetched a better rate from overseas, data published by the Tea Board of India r...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Tea Board of India data show export dip

Decline in tea production across India in 2020 has hit its quantum of exports, reveals data published by the Tea Board of India. According to Tea Board numbers, the total export in 2019 was 252.15 mi...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

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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 29.10.20

Diwali bonus at closed tea garden

Around 750-odd permanent workers employed at the Jateswar division of Birpara tea estate of Alipurduar district — a garden owned by the Duncans Goenka Group and closed for months now — are...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Business  /  Published 14.10.20

Bane sparks boom for tea growers

Tea — the golden elixir — brought some shine back to its hapless producers after a gap of seven years as the pandemic tightened supply by weeding out excess crop from the market and househ...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.20

Bista prod to Tea Board for garden reopening

Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista has sought the immediate intervention of the Tea Board of India — the apex agency that controls the sector and functions under the Union commerce ministry — to...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.20

Tea price up, glare on lockdown & rain

Halt in work induced by the lockdown and incessant rain later have come as blessings in disguise for the tea industry in north Bengal as the dip in the production has led to a steep rise in the prices...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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