6 Dooars garden among the best tea gardens’ list
The Tea Board of India had conducted a survey nationwide and has selected six tea gardens from Dooars in the list of the 14 best Tea Gardens of India. The selection was based on: the quality of tea production, environmental, labour welfare, replantation (replacing the old tea plants new saplings), soil conservation and sustainability of growth in terms of production.
Eight tea garden of Assam valley are also in the list. According to experts, the Darjeeling tea estates in order to retain its glory should invest more in developmental activities, which include replantation and soil conservation etc.