Assam tea

NASA mission to rejuvenate classic Assam tea

The internationally known Assam tea has got a saviour from space -- NASA's soil mission that will rejuvenate the tea industry that is currently facing many hurdles including climate change.

Aug 10, 2015, 15:07 PM IST

SBI to finance small tea growers in NE

State Bank of India (SBI) will provide finance totaling Rs 100 crore benefiting 3,000 small tea growers in the North East soon, a senior official of the public sector bank said today.

Feb 21, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

Govt clears Rs 1,425 cr scheme for tea promotion

Government Wednesday approved the proposal for implementation of the 'Tea Development and Promotion Scheme' with an outlay of Rs 1,425 crore during the the 12th Plan period (2012-17).

Dec 10, 2014, 23:18 PM IST

Tea production in April dips by 24.48%

India's tea production in April this year fell by 24.48 percent to 56.77 million kg due to lower output in Assam and other regions.

Jun 20, 2014, 16:34 PM IST

World Bank to audit tea plantation project in Assam

World Bank's audit arm Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) will investigate claims of labour and human rights abuses at a tea plantation project in Assam that is jointly financed by IFC and Tata Global Beverages.

Feb 14, 2014, 20:40 PM IST

Tea Board expects exports to rise this year

After a decline in tea exports last year, overseas shipments of the beverage are expected to go up this year, Tea Board of India said Thursday.

Apr 04, 2013, 19:50 PM IST

Assamese man's organic tea takes foreign markets by storm

Gobin Hazarika is a one-man army. Not in a battlefield, but in a tea garden in Assam, whose owner as well as worker is the same man. And so popular is his handmade, organic tea that it has become a rage and is mostly exported to countries like Canada, Japan and Egypt, where it sells for as much as Rs.2,000 (USD 35) a kg.

Jun 26, 2012, 11:06 AM IST