Cabinet nod for Rs.1,425 crore tea development scheme

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By Sarkaritel December 11, 2014 11:30

Cabinet nod for Rs.1,425 crore tea development scheme


New Delhi, Dec 11  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Wednesday approved a project outlay of Rs.1,425 crore for a tea development and promotion scheme, an official statement said here.

The scheme, to be implemented through the Tea Board during the 12th Plan, was earlier approved by the commerce ministry.

“The scheme is aimed at supporting development of improved varieties and technologies for increasing production, productivity and quality of tea, promoting Indian tea in the overseas and domestic markets and encouraging value addition for the purpose of higher unit value realisation of tea produced and marketed,” the statement said.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel December 11, 2014 11:30