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Tea garden workers


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.