Tag: Tea industry

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  • Tea industry seeks funds

    Tea industry seeks funds

    The industry has been facing a crisis due to oversupply in global tea production.

    August 23, 2019
  • Indian Tea Association plans to revive tea industry

    Indian Tea Association plans to revive tea industry

    ITA appealed to the government via newspapers saying that the industry is in a crisis. ITA has also demanded substantial funds for generic promotion of tea in India. and Minimum Reserve Price for tea auction based on cost of production.

    August 2, 2019
  • Upset, planters write to minister, meet DM

    Upset, planters write to minister, meet DM

    Meanwhile, the Joint Forum, a conglomeration of over 23 trade unions, will hold a meeting on 14 July and discuss many issues, including additional financial burden on the tea industry, it is learnt.

    July 13, 2019
  • TEAtalk: All about holidays

    TEAtalk: All about holidays

    As per prevalent practice, workers avail of unpaid holidays during Fagua, Kali Puja and Durga Puja, in addition to other paid holidays. According to planters, this practice has been leading to losses in the production in tea industry.

    December 14, 2018
  • Govt mulls crucial tea meet before min wage fixation

    Govt mulls crucial tea meet before min wage fixation

    Official sources said the meeting is significant as it will review the entire scenario of plantations, including the plight and sentiment of the workers, before fixation of a minimum wage structure for the tea industry.

    July 26, 2018
  • Tea industry seeks govt sops

    Tea industry seeks govt sops

    With high quality teas fetching lower prices at the auctions due to oversupply, Indian Tea Association (ITA) has sought government sops for creating a consumption pull in the domestic market. "The viability of the Indian tea industry is under threat due to stagnating price levels. We want the government to create a awareness campaign and …

    September 15, 2016
  • Tea industry rues absence of permanent Tea Board chairman

    Tea industry rues absence of permanent Tea Board chairman

    Indian Tea Association has said the industry is suffering due to absence of a permanent chairman of the Tea Board for the last three years. "There is no permanent chairman of Tea Board since the last three years after MGVK Bhanu. This is seriously affecting the functioning of the tea industry," a senior official of …

    August 18, 2016