Development Schemes Heading

Introduction: -

The Government of India has conveyed its approval for the Tea Board’s Scheme “Tea Development & Promotion Scheme” for implementation during the XII Five year Plan (2012-2017) vide letter No. CCEA/32/2014(i) Dated 12-12- 2014.

The scheme has the following seven major components covering the broad areas of Tea Board’s operation i.e. Plantation Development, Quality Up gradation and Product Diversification, Market Promotion, Research and Development, Welfare of Tea garden work force, Small Growers Development and Programme for Tea Regulation for overall protection, growth & sustenance of the Indian Teas.


The above components primarily comprises extending subsidy/ financial incentives/ grant in aid for various activities carried out by different stakeholders for improving the Production, Productivity and Quality of Tea in India and Promotion of Indian Tea in the international market and Research and Development.

The Tea Board of India has finalized the modalities for implementation of subsidy/ financial incentives/ grant in aid under various components, clearly describing the eligibility norms, unit costs, and extent of support for various categories of stakeholders. The subsidy/ financial incentives under the various components will be distributed by various departments of the Board depending on the types of activities/ beneficiaries.