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Tea garden workers


Assam government announces wage hike for tea garden labourers

May 28, 2021 10:45 pm

Tea garden workers will get the increased wage with retrospective effect from February 23, the statement added.

Assam hikes daily wage of tea garden workers

February 21, 2021 3:53 am

Last Sunday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said in a rally in the state that the party will ensure a Rs 365 per day wage to tea garden workers of Assam if elected to power.

Tripura BJP MP writes to Amit Shah, seeks inclusion of state’s tea growers in Central scheme

February 03, 2021 9:29 pm

While lauding the Union budget, which she said was in line with the Centre’s vision of Atmanirbharta (self-sufficiency) and had the welfare of all sections at its core, the MP wrote that over 15,000 labourers are associated with the tea industry of Tripura, of which around 50 per cent are women.

A new leaf: books to teach tea garden children about their own world

September 26, 2018 12:38 pm

UNICEF partners with local publishing house Anwesha to launch ten books highlighting folktales, culture and social issues for the children of Assam’s tea plantation labourers

Tea garden deaths on the rise in World Bank-funded plantations, claim local NGOs

May 04, 2018 11:10 am

Nine years after the World Bank invested in the Amalgamated Plantations Private Limited-run tea gardens in Assam, two local bodies PAJHRA and PAD call them out on their neglect in an official complaint.

Govt to set up panel on tea workers’ wages

October 14, 2014 12:37 am

Currently, workers receive Rs 95 each on a daily basis, which is even lower than the daily wage of Rs 169 paid to workers under the NREGS in the state.

4 ministers to visit closed North Bengal tea gardens

July 13, 2014 4:09 am

A team of Congress MLAs and another team of Left Front MLAs visited the closed tea gardens.