A training under the TGBL-APPL-TRA-ETP project for small tea growers (STGs) was conducted on 03 May, 2016 with a field demonstration at the plantation of Mr. Mani Shankar Sarath Sarma and an open session at the office of the All Bodoland Small Tea Growers Association, Dimakuchi. During the program, discussion on Tipping, Plucking, PPC and Pest management was conducted by Mr. B. J. Bordoloi, Jr. Advisory Officer, NBAC, TRA, Thakur Bari and Mr. Rupak Borthakur, Asst. Manager, Hattigor T. E, APPL.
34 STGs actively participated in the program. The TRA published an Assamese book on tea cultivation titled “Chah Khetir Mahekia Protipalon” and literature on Tea Cultivation in Assamese were distributed among the participating tea growers.