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Coimbatore to have Tea Park soon

The Manchester of South India, Coimbatore will soon have a Tea Park, which will be a joint initiative by the State Government and the Tea Board, reports Business Line.

The Executive Director of Tea Board, R Ambalavanan said at the 31st Annual General Meeting of the Tea Trade Association of Coimbatore that, the board will fund the project under the ASIDE (Assistance to States for Infrastructure Development of Exports) Scheme of the Commerce Ministry.

According to the industry people, the park is likely to come up near Mettupalayam. A ware house will be constructed first at the ear-marked land before construction of other facilities for blending and tea packeting, said Ambalavanan.