International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2016)

Problems, Prospects and Challenges of Tea Entrepreneurship in Jalpaiguri, A Northern District of West Bengal, India.


Mani Paul

The entire economy of Jalpaiguri is mainly dependent on the Tea Entrepreneurship. Nearly 5105 peoples directly or indirectly depend on the tea sector. The tea industries are facing number of problems such as the lacking of long term development planning, the problems related to labours, difficulty of maintaining the quality by small tea growers, continuous drop in the prices of tea along with high production cost, sluggish rate of increase in household demand and competition from foreign tea producers which are perturbing the economic status of the district. Due to some legal lacunas, small tea growers deprive of getting financial support from the Government. Also they have no any self-industries. As a result, they are deprived of the actual price of the green leaves. The main object of this work is to highlight the problems, prospects and challenges of tea entrepreneurship in Jalpaiguri, a northern district of West Bengal.
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Mani Paul. Problems, Prospects and Challenges of Tea Entrepreneurship in Jalpaiguri, A Northern District of West Bengal, India.. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2016, Pages 116-119
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development