• Budget 2021: Rs 1,000 crore for tea workers in Assam, Bengal


    New Delhi: In an effort to bolster the tea industry of India as well as the tea workers of Assam and Bengal, the Finance Minister announced a package of Rs 1,000 crore for tea garden workers. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is currently presenting a 6-pillared budget 2021 with a focus on health and infrastructure.

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    Apart from tea garden workers, the Finance Minister also informed that 5 major fishing hubs are to be developed to promote the fisheries sector. Additionally, a sea weed park is also being planned in Tamil Nadu. Avanti feeds waterbase and apex frozen foods are the stocks that are expected to benefit from this.

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    The Finance Minister further added that this year's Budget aims to double the income of the farmers of the country.

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