New Delhi: The Tea Board of India on Sunday mentioned the overall tea manufacturing within the nation is estimated to be 190 million kilogram (mkg) throughout September, as towards 163 mkg within the year-ago month, which is a surge of 16.5 per cent.
The manufacturing of tea leaves by the biggest producer amongst states, Assam, is estimated at 109 mkg within the reviewed month as towards 92 mkg within the corresponding the earlier yr whereas West Bengal’s manufacturing is pegged at 52.94 mkg in September, towards 46.32 mkg within the year-ago interval.
North India’s manufacturing of tea is estimated at 166.75 mkg, towards 142.56 in September the earlier yr. The manufacturing of tea leaves within the South is estimated to be 23.28 mkg, towards 20.61 mkg in September the earlier month.
In the meantime, Bharatiya Cha Parishad (BCP) Chairman Nalin Khemani final week mentioned that Assam tea business faces the most important problem of stagnation in costs, coupled with excessive price in manufacturing and low productiveness. Khemani was talking on the strains of competitiveness between states on the annual common assembly of the BCP. The chairman additionally mentioned the price of labour per hectare in working a tea backyard in Assam is Rs 787.5 as towards Rs 341.8 within the southern state.
Throughout these 4 months, he mentioned, “Trade faces an enormous employee scarcity leading to poor high quality of the harvest. The time has come we should always implement mechanized harvesting to enhance the productiveness of the Assam Tea Trade.”
The chairman additionally talked about that Assam produces 60 per cent of its yearly manufacturing in 4 months from July to September.