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Foreign experts to take part in Tocklai conference

By Staff Correspondent

JORHAT, Feb 21 - The two-day 35th Tocklai Conference will be held from tomorrow at the Tocklai Tea Research Institute at Cinnamara here.

Interacting with mediapersons at the TTRI here today, the Tea Research Association Director Dr AK Barooah said that over 200 tea planters, tea scientists and technologists, senior Government officials from across the country and foreign experts are scheduled to take part in the conference.

Dr Barooah said that the conference will hold seven technical sessions along with a primary session. Increase in cost of production, impact of climate change on tea industry, emergence of new pests and diseases, scarcity of workers during peak time, will be the issues that will be discussed seeking solutions to overcome the problems, the Director stated.

TRA Chairman PK Bezboruah, who has been recently reappointed as the Tea Board Chairman, said that the conference will provide an excellent platform for exchanging knowledge amongst tea scientists and other stakeholders of the industry to prepare a roadmap for effective sustainability solutions for the tea industry.

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Foreign experts to take part in Tocklai conference

JORHAT, Feb 21 - The two-day 35th Tocklai Conference will be held from tomorrow at the Tocklai Tea Research Institute at Cinnamara here.

Interacting with mediapersons at the TTRI here today, the Tea Research Association Director Dr AK Barooah said that over 200 tea planters, tea scientists and technologists, senior Government officials from across the country and foreign experts are scheduled to take part in the conference.

Dr Barooah said that the conference will hold seven technical sessions along with a primary session. Increase in cost of production, impact of climate change on tea industry, emergence of new pests and diseases, scarcity of workers during peak time, will be the issues that will be discussed seeking solutions to overcome the problems, the Director stated.

TRA Chairman PK Bezboruah, who has been recently reappointed as the Tea Board Chairman, said that the conference will provide an excellent platform for exchanging knowledge amongst tea scientists and other stakeholders of the industry to prepare a roadmap for effective sustainability solutions for the tea industry.

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