Assam government launches scheme to incentives production of orthodox and specialty tea


Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma ceremonially launched Assam Tea Industries Special Incentive Scheme (ATISIS) to incentives the production of Orthodox and specialty tea.

  • ATISIS is aimed at boosting the production of orthodox or specialty tea in the state by extending incentives to the tea gardens.
  • Under the scheme, the government will provide interest subvention of 3% on the working capital loan per annum subject to a maximum of Rs. 20 lakhs apart from, orthodox or specialty tea production subsidy of Rs. 7 per kg, 25% subsidy for Orthodox & Specialty Tea Unit for Plant & Machinery subject to a maximum of Rs. 30 lakhs and Agricultural Income Tax Holiday for 3 years.


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