GUWAHATI: The little tea cultivators in Assam, who contributes more than 30% of state‚Äôs aggregate tea creation, are soon to have entry to master advisories on good agricultural practices (GAP) on their phone.
Tea Board of India (TBI) Bidyananda Barkakoty said that the versatile application will help in proficient field administration of tea ranch. The application is being produced by the Tata Consultancy Services .
Barkakoty, who is additionally the counsel of North Eastern Tea Association (NETA), said once the App is produced it will likewise help in the digitization of ranch journals, technique for self-confirmation and following the utilization safe chemicals in tea manor.
The NETA and Tata Global Beverages Limited composed a workshop in Golaghat on Wednesday on the App for little tea producers. TBI Northeast zonal office official chief Sanjio Kumar, TBI agent executive Dipankar Mukherjee, little tea cultivators, proprietors of limb leaf tea production lines and tea domain processing plants additionally went to the workshop.
Barkakoty said the goal of the workshop was to connection little tea producers with specialists for advisories on GAP through online stage. The workshop was additionally gone for guaranteeing consistence of plant assurance code (PPC) for irritation and illness administration alongside determining assaults of bugs and sickness
‚ÄúThe new application is still in its developing stage and is overcome many challenges, Barkakoty included.
There are assessed one lakh little tea cultivators in the state. In 2014, Assam‚Äôs aggregate tea generation was 610.97 million kg