Kamal Jalan Chairman NETA acknowledged, “It has been noticed that over the past ten months, i.e., from July, 2021 to April, 2022 the worth of Pure Fuel has risen from Rs. 5,085.00 to Rs. 21,119.57 for per 1000 scum. The per scum value of the Pure Fuel has gone up by 4 instances over the past ten-month interval”.
He added that this exorbitant hike within the value of Pure Fuel has resulted enhance within the Price of Manufacturing (CoP) of Made Tea by not lower than Rs.6 to Rs.8 per kg. Fuel is used as gas within the withering and drying of Tea leaves throughout processing.
With such enhance in prices, if the costs of tea on the farm gate stage doesn’t enhance then survival might be at stake. It’s our earnest enchantment to the Authorities to please take a critical word on this subject with quick steps to curb the worth of pure gasoline.
He added, “we enchantment to the Union Authorities that for long run sustainability of tea trade pure gasoline could also be introduced beneath the ambit of GST”.