The Tea Board is in a process to shift its regional office from Guwahati to Jorhat. If everything goes hunky dory, the country's tea apex body will ensure it within a short spell of six months. The Tea Board has already finlized the decision.
Disclosing this, sources told Assamtimes that the Jorhat office would be of great help to boost the tea sector in the state. The decision as pending before the Tea Board since the Assam Government moved the proposal few couple of years.
Meanwhile, in yet another bid to help the small tea growers, the Assam government would soon set up a tea dirctorate in Dibrugarh within a period of two years.
Notbly, the small tea growers have been crying a string of problems to run the lucrative business of green tea leaves for the last couple of years.