Assam tea Current Affairs, GK & News

Assam Tea

Assam is the single largest contiguous tea growing area in the world. The Assam tea is generally known as Breakfast tea or English Breakfast Tea. The variety is C. sinensis var. assamica

Third Phase of ‘Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Mela’

The third phase of Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar mela is set to be held in Guwahati on February 6, 2021. The event will be attended by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Highlights The Assam government will be distributing the financial assistance of 3 thousand rupees to each of 7.5 lakh people who belongs to tea ..

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Assam government announces subsidy for orthodox tea-growers

The Assam government recently announced a subsidy of Rs7/kg for orthodox tea-growers in the state during its budget presentation. The state government will also provide a subsidy on orthodox machinery for tea-manufacturing units and 3% interest subvention on all term and working capital loans for Orthodox tea growers. The state Budget has also allotted Rs.250 ..

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Should Tea be the National Drink of India?

India is world’s second largest tea producer after China. In 2007-08, India’s estimated tea production was 8 Lakh metric tons. In 2007, in India, there was an area of 578568 hectares under tea cultivation. Out of this 458718 hectares was in North India and 119740 hectares in South India. Around 4.16 Lakh hectares was under ..

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