Tea Board of India in collaboration with Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC) organized “Run for India Tea” today morning to promote and popularise Tripura tea alongside India tea.
State Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath, gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Tea Board deputy chairman Arun Kumar Ray among others took part in the promotional run .
A large number of tea workers wearing traditional dresses along with students participated in the tableau procession. Tripura Tea Development Corporation Chairman Santosh Saha told that the corporation is working tirelessly to boost the tea industry in the state.
He said the tea board is supplying tea across 231 ration shops in Agartala through the public distribution system (PDS) and the supplies have increased over the months. Mr. Santosh said they are planning to expand supply to all fair price shops in the state.