Ilam, July 30: An electrical short circuit caused a huge fire on Thursday night at the Raktakali Tea Industry in Suryodaya Municipality-8 of Ilam.

Tea industry falls prey to COVID-19

April 13, 2020 09:06 am

ILAM, April 13: The demand for Nepali organic orthodox tea has dropped to near zero due to COVID-19 pandemic.

ILAM, April 2: The tea industry in Ilam district is facing losses of millions of Rupees as the farmers have not been able to pick green tea from the tea gardens due to the lockdown. The lockdown came into effect as the farmers were preparing to pluck quality tea leaves. The tea leaves are outgrowing because of the delay in plucking.