Mukhyamantri Chaa Srami Kalyan Prakalpa

The Tripura government announced a special scheme named “Mukhyamantri Chaa Srami Kalyan Prakalpa”.

About the scheme

  • The scheme aims to ensure the social security of around 7,000 Tripura’s tea garden workers.
  • The tea garden workers will be provided housing, rations, and financial support, by clubbing the entitlements of the Tripura government and Union government.
  • The Tripura government will spend Rs 85 crore for the implementation of the scheme.

Key components of the scheme

  • To provide land to tea garden workers for constructing a house.
  • To allot defunct tea garden land on a lease basis through Cooperative.
  • To provide priority group ration cards and social pension to all eligible families.
  • To provide Maternal and Child Health Care assistance and health insurance.
  • To provide supportive appliances and assistive devices for persons with disability
  • To coordinate with managers of tea gardens for providing an eco-friendly environment.
  • To provide basic facilities like drinking water, electricity, education, and healthcare amenities to all households of tea garden workers.

Tea production in Tripura

Among 7,000 tea garden workers of Tripura, 75% are women. Tea is being produced through 54 tea estates and 21 tea processing factories across Tripura. The tea production is mainly distributed in districts of Sepahijala, Unakoti, West Tripura, and North Tripura.



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