ITANAGAR, Feb 22 � As part of the Arunachal Pradesh Government�s endeavour to bring socio-economic development in rural areas and to generate more employment avenues for the youth, Governor Gen JJ Singh has called for bringing the State on the tea map of India.
Presiding over a meeting of tea growers at Raj Bhavan here yesterday, the Governor called for popularising tea cultivation in the State, official sources informed today.
Citing the huge demand of organic tea in international market, Gen Singh said that tea cultivation can generate large employment avenues. �When jobs are available our youth will not go the wrong way,� he felt.
Emphasising on the role of Tea Board in ensuring implementation of tea projects, the Governor insisted on regular meetings between the tea growers along with the nodal department and Tea Board officials. � PTI