TN Tea Plantation Corporation Limited (TANTEA), Coonoor, The Nilgiris District
With a socio-economic objective to rehabilitate the repatriates from Sri Lanka to India under the Shastri - Srimavo Pact, the Government of Tamil Nadu introduced the Government Tea Project in 1968 and implemented it through the Forest Department. Later, the project was registered as a Government Undertaking under the Companies Act, 1956 called “Tamil Nadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited” which is now popularly known as TANTEA. The authorized share capital of this Corporation is Rs.15.00 crores and the paid-up share capital is Rs.9.96 crores. The Government of Tamil Nadu holds the entire share capital of the Corporation.
is maintaining tea plantations over an area of 4311.04 hectares and provides employment to about 6250 permanent workers and about 3000 casual workers. Housing and other amenities like free water supply, free medical attention are provided to its permanent workers. It also runs three hospitals and seven schools. From 2006-2007 workers engaged on casual basis also enjoy free medical facilities at its hospitals. TANTEA has 8 Modern Tea factories with a total installed capacity of 120 lakh kgs. of made tea per annum.
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TAMIL NADU TEA PLANTATION COPRORATION,
ESSI LODGE, COONOOR,
Phone: 0423-2230999 / 2230419