Assam : Bidyananda Barkakoty Elected Advisor Of ‘North Eastern Tea Association’

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Bidyananda Barkakoty from Assam on Monday has been elected as the advisor of the Northeastern Tea Association (NETA) for the term 2021-23.

Elected during the general meeting held in Golaghat, this nomination marks his fourth consecutive term as the NETA advisor.

A highly experienced figure in tea sector, Barkakoty also serves as a partner of Mahalaxmi Tea Estate and Nandapur Tea Estate in Golaghat district – popularly known for producing the finest green tea.

“Barkakoty is considered the face of the Assam tea industry and is a former vice-chairman of Tea Board India,” – informed the NETA chairman Sunil Jallan.

Established in 1981, NETA incorporates of members hailing from Assam, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.

Furthermore, the association is a constituent member of Consultative Committee of Plantations Association (CCPA), referred as the key association of tea producers along the country.

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