TINSUKIA, Aug 27 - With an aim to improve the quality of tea for international marketing, the Tinsukia circle of the Tea Board of India has organised a day-long workshop on, �Organic Tea Cultivation and Certification Process� among the small tea growers of Tinsukia district as well as nearby areas, including that of Arunachal Pradesh at the District Library auditorium here recenlty.
The workshop was inaugurated by Anupam Das, Deputy Director of Tea Development, Tea Board of India, by lighting the ceremonial lamp. The experts interacted with the participants about the benefits of organic tea cultivation, which not only provides good quality tea, but also ensures a pollution-free environment.
The participants were also apprised about the certification process for organic tea by the experts of INDOCERT, Kochi, Kerala. Besides Anupam Das, the workshop was also addressed by Sharbari Chaudhuri Gohain, Assistant Director of the Tea Board of India, Tinsukia circle, Binod Saharia, proprietor of Abali Organic Tea Estate, Arunachal Pradesh, and other resource persons.