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Assam Needs Tea To go Directly from Gardens to the Globe, banks on six air airports for agriculture exports

Assam government's concentration to tap the BBM (Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Mynamar) and ASEAN markets for its agricultural production which will give a significant boost to export of packaged tea over selling tea in mass structure from the gardens.

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal told the state had six air airports, the most elevated in the country, was attempting to take the benefits of the cross-border markets, which could make it an export center of agriculture production.

The BBM and ASEAN together make an 80-crore lump sum market. The best facility is that it already has a direct flight route from Assam to Singapore, Thailand, and Bangladesh, stated that the state was having a valuable proposal overall the market thus, currently working on reforming infrastructure are going on to make better export of production like even easily spoiling vegetables would be able to export for far coming days.

Concerning boosting tea exports, the government was working to make it directly from the gardens drawing the whole value chain of tea into Assam and making more extensive use of the e-commercial place.

He said Luxmi Tea has already begun doing it after the gardens reopened during the pandemic with orders from the union home ministry and the Assam government in March. The organization has been trading around 5 lakh kgs for every month in bundled structure bringing a cost for raw between Rs 2,000-2,500 for each kg. This excludes the expense of preparing and bundling. Processing and packaging of different tea assortment, for example, Green, Along, Masala, White, Rose, and others are at present done in Moran, Narayanpur, Addabari, and Kendugiri tea estates of Assam and Mokaibari tea domain of Darjeeling. Such can be reached out to numerous other tea domains.

Concerning enterprises, similar to Hindustan Uniliver and Emami which have set up units in Assam and are searching for trade openings from the express, a coordinations center involving an investment of Rs 1000 crore is being based on the banks of the Brahmaputra encouraging direct availability with the ports on the of Bay of Bengal coastline, Sonowal said.