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Research and Development

Introduction- 

The scheme has the following sub-components covering the broad areas of Research and Development:

Sub-Component 4.1. Financial Assistance to TRA and UPASI-TRF

Objective:

To support Tea Research Institutes for undertaking focused research and extension activities for the improvement of production and quality, processing, mechanization and other relevant demand driven research for tea industry.

 

Sub-Component 4.2. Research funding for projects to institutes other than TRA and UPASI

Objective:

To assist in conducting research through integrated projects involving various tea research institutes and other national institutes/universities in the areas of Tea improvement, Tea Protection, Tea quality and mechanization, Climate change and its impact on tea etc.

 

Sub-Component 4.3. Financial assistance to universities for running specialized course on tea

Objective:

Financial assistance to universities for running specialized course on tea husbandry and management.

 

Sub-Component 4.4. Seminar, Conference and Workshops for dissemination of research output

Objective:

Dissemination of scientific information, interaction between the scientists, users/beneficiaries and policy makers, discussion for new ideas, review of present status of research and formulation of future research programs, for attending both national and international seminar/workshop/meetings etc.