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Health status of tea labour in upper Assam

Sharma, B. M. Dr.

Health status of tea labour in upper Assam

by Sharma, B. M. Dr.

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Published by ALP Books in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 221) and index.

Other titlesHealth status of tea labors in upper Assam
StatementB. M. Sharma.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23995040M
ISBN 109789380184197
LC Control Number2009305676

  Labour unrest a simmering problem in Assam's tea gardens and health benefits. Unrest is bound to happen," says Delhi-based Anirudh Goswami who grew up in a tea estate in Upper . The state of Assam is the king producer of tea in India; Dibrugarh is the hub of tea gardens in the state. Out of the tea gardens, a study was conducted over 8 to investigate the health problems and nutritional status of the associated population.

Find Tea manufacturers, Tea suppliers, exporters, wholesalers and distributors in Assam India - List of Tea selling companies from Assam with catalogs, phone numbers, addresses & prices for Tea. The state of Assam is the world's largest tea-growing region by production, lying on either side of the Brahmaputra River, and bordering Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and very close to part of India experiences high precipitation; during the monsoon period, as much as to mm (10 to 12 in) of rain per day. The daytime temperature rises to about 36 °C ( °F), creating Origin: Assam, India.

4. Social change and tea labour community a brief note/Geetanjali Baruah. 5. Emergence of the Tea Garden Labourers as a cohesive community in Assam a study of their socio cultural and political affinities/Rudraman Thapa. 6. Identity consciousness of a sub cultural group of Assam a case study of tea labourers of Upper Assam/S.C. Sharma. 7.   Problems Plaguing Tea Gardens in North East India - In the last years, the tea industry in our country has come a long way. In , the first consignment was a .


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Health status of tea labour in upper Assam by Sharma, B. M. Dr. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Upper – Assam is an administrative division of the state of Assam comprising the undivided Lakhimpur and Sivasagar (previously, Sibsagar) districts, of the upper reaches of the Brahmaputra other divisions are: Lower – Assam, North Assam and Hills and Barak division is under the jurisdiction of a Commissioner, stationed at l: Charaideo, Garhgaon, Sadiya (Medieval).

Assam (/ ˈ æ s æ m /, Assamese: ()) is a state in northeastern India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys.

Assam covers an area of 78, km 2 (30, sq mi). The state is bordered by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to Capital: Dispur.

Tea-garden community are multi ethnic groups of Tea-garden workers in Assam. It is a term used to denote those active tea garden workers and their dependents who reside in labour quarters built inside Tea estates spread across Assam.

They are officially referred as "Tea-tribes" by Government of Assam. There exist a full fledged "Tea-tribes welfare department" under Government of Assam to. BACKGROUND: Assam is the highest tea producer state in the country. There is scarcity of reliable information on health and nutritional status among tea garden population of Assam to enable initiating public health response to their health needs.

AIMS: To describe health problems and nutritional status among tea garden population of Assam. Assam is today the largest tea manufacturer in India, contributing significantly to the annual produce which makes India the second largest producer of tea.

But this vast empire has been built on the sorrow and sweat of millions of tea labour who had come to these distant land to earn manage a : Richu Sanil. The tea grown across the state’s odd estates andsmaller gardens, mostly concentrated in the eastern part known as Upper Assam, contributes more than half of India’s annual tea production of about million tons, making it second only to the world’s leading tea producer, : Pamposh Raina.

Assam is the highest tea producer state in the country. There is scarcity of reliable information on health and nutritional status among tea garden population of Assam to enable initiating public.

Audit by the AG (Audit), Assam. Mandatory Audit by the AG (Audit) Assam is conducted on an annual basis for which the Tea Tribes Welfare Department ensures regular and timely audit of the accounts of the Director, Welfare of Tea & Ex-Tea Garden Tribes, Assam by the AG (Audit), Assam.

Targeted Period of Completion. 31st March of each financial year. The valley is fertile and offers rich loamy soil to the region, creating the perfect natural setting for the production of tea.

Tea production in Assam. Between tothe production and cultivation of Assam tea was dominated by the Assam Company, operating from districts in Upper Assam.

The workforce was made up of the local Kacharis. Sivasagar, Jorhat, Golaghat, Nagaon, Sonitpur are the districts where tea gardens are mostly found. Assam produces 51% of tea produced in India and about 1/6th of the tea produced in the world (The Govt.

of Assam, official website). In a Tea Research Centre was startedFile Size: KB. Gogoi S.,Status of water supply, Sanitation and Hygiene practices among the Tea Garden population of Assam-A case study in Barbaruah and Jamira Tea Estate of Dibrugarh District, India.

Online Stores, LLC Westinghouse Drive, Suite 1, New Stanton, PA Call us now toll free: Table 1 shows some selected health practices and perceived health status of Oraon tea garden labourers of Birpara and Dalgaon tea estate in Jalpaiguri district.

The subjects were asked about their perceived health status during one-week preceding the survey and % of the labourer reported that their health status is “good” (even if they Author: Subrata K. Roy, Sujata Kar Chakraborty, Arupendra Mozumdar. The Assam tea bush grows in a lowland region, in the valley of the Brahmaputra River, an area of clay soil rich in the nutrients of the flood plain 1.

The climate varies between a cool arid winter and a hot humid rainy season 1. This climatic condition is ideal for growing tea. Assam is one of the most prolific tea producing regions of the. Strong, tart and malty with a dark reddish brown color, Assam tea is named after the Assam region of northeast India, the world’s largest tea growing region.

Assam tea is classified as a type of black tea and is commonly referred to as English breakfast or Irish breakfast tea. Today, the tea industry in India is undergoing a consolidation, with many branded tea players like Tata Tea, who own tea plantations, now divesting them and focusing entirely on branding and marketing of tea.

India is the world’s largest producer and consumer of tea. Both, the domestic production and the exports have been on a Size: KB. University, Assam, India. History of tea industry and status of tea garden workers of Assam Dipali Baishya Abstract The tea cultivation of Assam is a century old practice.

It was first started by the British and has continued till date with full glory. In fact Assam alone produces more than half of Cited by: 1. To really understand the social problems and labor unrest in Assam’s tea sector, which today employs roughly million workers, one must consider the birth of India’s tea industry.

The success of the British colonial mode of commercial production relied heavily on indentured laborers the British brought in from Bihar, Andhra, Orissa and. NC. Hazarica, B. Shah and J. Mahanta () in their study on health problems and nutritional status of tea garden population of Assam.

They found that the number of underweight children is significantly higher among female children than male children of tea garden workers. Prevalence of hypertension among alcohol user is. Till now as per the source of Assam Tea Welfare Board, there are number of tea estates in Assam.

In these tea estates, seven lakhs ninety five thousands eight hundred fifty (7,95,) number of total population are engaged as labour force in the tea production process. Tea is a labour oriented enterprise as it is Size: KB. About 20% of the total population of Assam belongs to the tea growing communities.

They are one of the most backward communities in Assam. Though, as per The Plantations Labour Act and the Assam Plantations Labour Rules,a healthcare service in Tea Garden is .A Study on the Socio-economic Conditions of Labourers in the Tea Gardens of Jorhat District, Assam I.

Introduction: Assam is the biggest producer of quality tea in India, contributing about 55 per cent to country’s total tea production. It is generally believed that the people of Bodo tribe brought tea into Assam (Indialine, ).Benefits of Assam Tea.

likes 2 talking about this 1 was here. Best Quality of Assam tea available anytime at the best price. Assuring the best health tips, we guarantee each and every day as 5/5(2).