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Tea production in the Nilgiris down 11% till May

Creation of tea in The Nilgiris, the most significant tea escalating district in the South, has fallen till Could compared to the same time period of final calendar year as also the usual as calculated by the 5-calendar year mean for the time period.

Tea businesses in The Nilgiris have informed Tea Board that their output in Could has fallen to .seventy three million kg (mkg) from 1.13 mkg in Could 2019. This marked a massive fall of 35.forty per cent.

The loss was a lot a lot more at 48.59 per cent compared to the usual creation of 1.42

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Business Value

Nilgiris tea output falls 19% in March

Lockdown has brought down the tea output in the Nilgiris in March by 19.08 for every cent.

Tea firms in the district have knowledgeable Tea Board that their output in March declined to 1.06 million kg (mkg) from 1.31 mkg in March 2018 due to the fact of the lockdown.

The output was reduced by ten.ninety two for every cent more than the five-calendar year imply typical of 1.19 mkg for the month. On the other hand, the cumulative output in the initially quarter (Q1) of existing calendar was up due to the fact of better output in January and

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Business Express

Plea to supply essential items to Nilgiris tea estate workers

Tea estates in the Nilgiris are facing shortage of essential items for their worker families.

Estates have closed the roads to the surrounding towns and villages and have stopped engaging non-resident workers. The government has allowed the estates and factories to work with only 50 per cent of their workforce.

Some estates have ration shops within their compunds for the benefit of workers and their families. After the lockdown, the supply of ration commodities have been delayed.

The workers, mostly migrants from Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bihar and Nepal, want the managements to allow them to go to nearby villages and

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