To increase tea production and productivity by bringing additional areas under cultivation.
- It helps to waive the present stipulation of obtaining permits for bringing additional areas under tea cultivation
- Tea production has to grow vertically (through productivity increases) and horizontally (through land expansion).
- C-DAC (Centre for Developing Advanced Computing) is presently working on a spectrometer which will enable tea growers especially small ones to detect traces of pesticides early.
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