TAMILNADU TEA PLANTATION CORPORATION LIMITED

INFORMATION HANDBOOK OF TAMILNADU TEA PLANTATION CORPORATION LIMITED
(A Government of TamilNadu undertaking) Registered Office, TANTEA Complex, TANTEA, Coonoor – 643101 (UNDER RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT – 2005)
Chapter   -   1     2      3     4     5      6     7      8     9      10      11     12     13     14      15     16      17     18

CHAPTER 1

INTRODUCTION
ORIGIN:

               In 1968, the Government of Tamilnadu started implementing the Government Tea Project in the Nilgiris. It was managed by the Forest Department as a scheme to rehabilitate the Sri Lanka Repatriates. In 1975 the Project was, brought under corporate management in the name of the Tamil Nadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited. This Corporation is under the administrative control of Environment & Forest Department of Government of Tamil Nadu.

OBJECTIVES/FUNCTIONS.

               To employ and resettle the repatriates from Sri Lanka in the Plantations Schemes and to acquire on lease from the Government of Tamilnadu the Tea Plantations established under Government auspices under the Master Plan for Rehabilitation of the above said repatriates in the Forest areas of Nilgiris District and other suitable areas in the State of Tamil Nadu by purchase, lease or otherwise for raising Tea Plantations and other suitable species as the company may think fit.

 

  1. To acquire, purchase and take over estates that are offered for sale from time to time in Tamilnadu and which the Corporation considers profitable with all or any of its fixed and floating assets, goodwill, rights, licences, quota rights etc and to pay for the same and to carry on the said business in such manner and on such scale as may be considered desirable from time to time.
  2. To promote, purchase, lease, take control of, manage and or develop Tea estates in Tamil Nadu, after being fully satisfied about their economic viability, on a voluntary basis through negotiations, with a view to fulfilling one or more of the following objectives:-
    1. To safeguard the future of the Tea Industry,
    2. To protect the interests of workers and increase employment potentialities particularly for surplus tea garden labourers.
    3. To avoid possible speculative trends in acquisition and management of tea estates.
    4. To avoid concentration on ownership of tea estates in a few hands.

              2. To carry on the businesses of planters, cultivators, sellers and dealers in tea and other commercial crops of every description and to manufacture, dispose of, sell and deal in products of such crops inside and outside the State of Tamil Nadu.

               3.To purchase; lease or otherwise acquire, hold sell, develop, manage, work, exchange, make advances upon, turn to account, dispose of and deal in or in any interests in, lands, concessions, estates, plantations and agricultural lands, forest and trading rights in any part of the State of Tamilnadu and to cultivate, grow, cure, prepare, for the market, manufacture, sell and deal in tea in all its forms and generally to carry on the business of planters and growers of and dealers in produce and merchandise.

CHAPTER  2 (MANUAL  I)

PARTICULARS OF ORGANIZATION FUNCTION AND DUTIES

Sparkling clean waters, Fresh unpolluted air. Rich fertile soil, Verdant pastures. A temperate climate… Nilgiris and Anamalais

Home to one of the world finest tea-TANTEA

              TANTEA- Tamilnadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited (an undertaking of the State Government of Tamilnadu, India) A Vision that took root in 1968, to rehabilitate Sri Lankan repatriates trained in the fine art of tea culture. Since then the Company has grown manifold into a multi-million dollar industry and now reaching out to new markets at home and overseas.

           TANTEA is one of the biggest Black Tea producer in India with high quality clonal tea plantations spread over nearly 4500 ha. in Nilgiris and Coimbatore districts of Tamilnadu and managed by 40 highly qualified professionals, more than 440 supporting staff and nearly 9000 workers.

               TANTEA produces about 12 million kg of high grown clonal Tea in our eight state of art Tea Factories located within our plantations. About 80% of our production is of CTC Tea and the remaining is Orthodox. One of our orthodox factory has obtained ISO 9001 certification and the same is in process for other factories. ,. We produce OP, BOP, FBOP, BOPF grades among the Orthodox teas and BP, BOPF, BOP, BPSM, RD, PD and SRD grades in CTC teas in large quantities for export.

THE MISSION

               Rehabilitation of Indian Tamil families, repatriated from Sri Lanka under Shastri Srimavo Pact. Successfully rehabilitated more than 2500 families with 2 persons in each family given permanent employment.

THE JOURNEY

               During 1969-1984, an area of 2772.42 ha. was planted in Nilgiris in three phases under Srilankan Repatriates Rehabilitation Scheme. During 1990-1994, Phase IV planting was done over an area of 1653.50 ha.

DIVISION PHASE I Total Planted area as on 31.03.2011
CHERAMBADY 344.79
CHERANGODE 381.85
NELLIYALAM 360.22
COONOOR 205.74
KOTAGIRI 218.44
DEVELA 353.63
PANDIAR 566.05
NADUVATTAM (Including two ranges of Kolapalli 568.00
LAWSON 607.00
RYAN 478.50
YIELD OF GREEN TEA LEAVES:

The total yield of Green tea leaves and production of made tea during the last 5years are tabulated below:

 

Year

Yield of Green Tea Leaves

( lakh Kg.)

   Made Tea

   (lakh Kg.)

2005-2006

440.89

106.32

2006-2007

410.14

  97.37

2007-2008

418.33

100.59

2008-2009

410.26

101.05

2009-2010

427.16

103.99

THE GREATEST ASSET PEOPLE

              TANTEA believes that the most important ingredient is the corporation’s workforce and TANTEA is having 7000 permanent workers, of whom 5000 are repatriates from Sri Lanka. About 2000 permanent workers from Cinchona Department that was wound up, has been added to the roll of TANTEA.

LABOUR WELFARE
  • Continuous gainful employment
  • Free housing
  • Free education
  • Free Medical Treatment
  • Creche facilities

               In addition to salary/wages, the workers benefit welfare means ures like rent free accommodation, free water supply, free medical attendance, creche, primary education, maternity benefit, leave with wages, sickness benefit, holiday wages, supply of warm clothing, free supply of liquid tea at workspot, family planning incentives, bonus, incentive for tea leaf plucking and job differential to skilled workers.                Nearly, 4100 rent free standard houses have been provided to all the workers. Protected water supply, electricity, street light, foot path and toilet facilities, etc. have been provided to all these quarters. Further, cable TV connections have also been provided through private agencies on payment basis. During the working hours, the children between the age limit of 1 to 5 years are being attended to by the trained crèche attendants and in these crèches, milk and whole some refreshments are being supplied to all Children.                Contributions are made to approved Provident Funds by the Corporation. In respect of gratuity, the Corporation has adopted ‘Group Gratuity cash accumulation Scheme’ with the Life Insurance Corporation of India.                TANTEA is currently running 6 primary schools and 1 middle school. In these schools, totally 1143 Children of the workers are studying in I Std. to VIII Std.

MEDICAL FACILITIES:
Garden Hospitals:

              As a statutory provision, the Corporation is having three Garden hospitals one in Kotagiri and another at Cherambadi to give medical care for its employees. The Government run Hospital at Cinchona near Valparai was taken over by TANTEA and it is managed to take care of the medical facilities of workers and staff of TANTEA and also the public in the erstwhile Cinchona area.               Also, for the emergency treatment to the workers, totally 11 Ambulance vans are provided and in each Division, a dispensary is functioning with a qualified Pharmacist. Apart from this, at present, free health camps with the services of all the specilised Doctors are being conducted in co-ordination with the private corporate hospitals.

THE CUP THAT CHEERS

               1.5 million kilogram of Orthodox tea and 10.0 million kilogram of CTC tea are produced every year. The clonal character and the elevation makes TANTEA teas bright, brisk and round bodied.

FACTORY PROFILE

Sl.No

Name of the Factory

 

Location & altitude

(M above MSL)

 

Type of Manufacture

 

Installed Capacity made tea (million kg)

 

Year of

commissioning

 

1

Cherangode

 

Gudalur(970)

 

CTC

 

2.25

 

1978

 

2

Tigher Hill

 

Coonoor(1970)

 

ORTHODOX

 

0.75

 

1980

 

3

Cherambady

 

Gudalur(970)

 

CTC

 

2.25

 

1984

 

4

Pandiar

 

Gudalur(910)

 

CTC

 

2.25

 

1988

 

5

Quinshola

 

Kotagiri(1820)

 

ORTHODOX

 

0.75

 

1994

 

6

Nelliyalam

Gudalur(970)

 

CTC

 

1.50

 

1995

 

7

Lawson

 

Valparai(1200)

 

CTC

 

1.50

 

1996

 

8

Ryan

Valparai(1200

 

CTC

 

2.00

 

1999

 

THE MARKET

               TANTEA teas have been gaining popularity in the domestic market. While the major part of the production is sold through the tea auctions, efforts are on to make garden fresh tea available in packets and pouches to the domestic consumer. Impetus is being given to export Orthodox & CTC teas to major tea consuming countries worldwide.

THE COMMITMENT TO QUALITY

              Quality checks at each stage of production and right up to the point of shipment is part of the routine. Keeping pace with the changing world, TANTEA is determined to maintain quality standards and meet the market expectations despite the growth anticipated in the next millennium. One of the factory has already obtained ISO 9000 certification and the same is in process for other factories.              TANTEA Orthodox & CTC teas have found a niche market abroad. To further expand its horizons in the global market, several quality control measures have been initiated.

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CLONAL TEA PLANTATIONS
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REGISTERED OFFICE LOCATED AT COONOOR THE NILGIRIS-TAMILNADU
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CHAPTER 3 (MANUAL II)

POWERS AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.

               The Board of this Corporation has delegated the administrative and financial powers to the Chief Executive of this Corporation. The Chief Executive has also sub delegated certain powers to his subordinate Officers. The powers vested with the Chief Executive/Managing Director of this Corporation is as follows:-

ADMINISTRATIVE POWERS.

 

  1. Open and operate on the bank account/ accounts of the Company anywhere in India in any of the nationalized banks and to sign, on the company’s behalf, bills, notes, receipts, acceptances, endorsements, cheques, dividend, warrants, releases, contracts and documents.
  2. To institute, conduct, defend, compound or abandon any legal proceedings and also to compound and allow time for payment or satisfaction of any debits due and of any claim or demands by or against the company of arbitration and to observe and perform any award thereon;
  3. To act on behalf of the company in all matters relating to bankrupts and insolvents;
  4. To make payments of all kinds without any limit, in respect of matters connected with company and sanction by the Board of Directors;
  5. To make and give receipts, release and other discharges for money payable to the company and for the claims and demands of the company;
  6. To appoint, permanent, temporary work or on contingent payment basis, if necessary, granting on discretion, advance increments, not exceeding two stages, in the scale of pay, dismiss, remove, or suspend any employee in the name of agent or servant of the company;
  7. To grant leave of any kind, transfer within the Corporation, accept resignation, take disciplinary action, suspend and inflict punishments of all kinds, in respect of all Officers and staff.
  8. To make all the applications to local State or Central Government authorities on behalf of the Company for permit, privilege, concession, authority or licence of all kinds, including import licence or use of any other facilities, such as water, electricity, gas, telephone, teleprinter, etc., and to make payments for such permit privileges concession, authority, licence or use of facilities, as the case may be.
  9. To open letter of credit, Indian as well as foreign to overdraw or obtain such credit, not being term loan, from any bank on behalf of the company;
  10. 10.To make advance payments of all kinds for any purpose?
  11. To comply with provisions of any enactment, applicable to the company including regulation of working hours, holidays, leave, etc.,
  12. To negotiate terms with the employees on behalf of the company during the period of strike, in full or otherwise;
  13. To permit travel, anywhere in Tamil Nadu and Kerala by any of the employee of the company, including himself, experts, consultants, apprentices, etc., and at discretion, allow travel by a higher class;
  14. To enter into agreement of al kinds and sign documents in connection with such agreements on behalf of the company;
  15. To draw a panel of legal advisers and the rate of their remuneration to be placed at the Board at its next meeting;
  16. To hire accommodation, release advertisements through the Director of Information and Publicity, purchase stationery, office equipments, etc., insure the assets of the company and incur expenditure therein;
  17. To sanction refunds of all kinds;
  18. To offer quotations on behalf of the company to third parties.
  19. To grant extension of voidah to lease writs and levy extension fee or penalty on the merits of each case;
  20. To take in any apprentice and decide their terms, depute employees to undergo training or to attend seminar, etc., anywhere in India.
  21. Resolved to delegate to the Managing Director, the powers of waiving the earnest Money Deposit and Security deposit in the case of firms of established repute. This will apply to cases where the Managing Director is the tender accepting authority.
FINANCIAL POWER.

              To sanction expenditure for participation in any exhibition, meeting demurrage, warfage upto Rs.1,00,000/- at a time.             To declare assets as unserviceable or obsolete or write off their prices as well as the mode of disposal, write off, irrecoverable amount or losses due to theft or negligence or otherwise provided the aforesaid powers exercised, in respect of items of assets, whose value does not exceed Rs.50,000/- subject to a limit of Rs.3,00,000/- in a year.

  1. To sanction expenditure on each purchase of machineries and plants or contingencies by the Chief Executive on each occasion upto a limit of Rs.10,00,000/- at any urgency or emergency within the Budget allocation made for the specific purpose provided the expenditure over Rs.5 lakh shall be reported to the Board.
  2. To sanction expenditure on other works or contingency by the Managing Director on each occasion, which are not approved by Directors upto a limit of Rs.3 lakhs and regularize excess expenditure 10% over the sanctioned cost, subject to the condition that the matter be placed before the Board later for ratification.
  3. To accept lowest tender without any limit,
  4. To accept the tenders other than the lowest up to maximum of 25% (twenty five percent in between the cost of lowest tender and any other tender from among received and taken into consideration.
  5. In case of single tender with negotiation up to Rs.5 lakhs.
  6. Dispense with tender for works or purchase up to Rs.1 lakh at any one time.

CHAPTER 4 (Manual -3)

RULES, REGULATIONS, INSTRUCTIONS, MANUAL AND RECORDS FOR DISCHARGING FUNCTIONS.

              The overall objectives and frame work of rules and regulations of the Corporation is laid down in the memorandum and Articles of Association of the Corporation. Each divisions of the Corporation while discharging its functions, is guided by Staff Service Rules, standing instructions, circulars, manuals, policy and guidelines which are periodically reviewed by auditing and office inspection and updated. The terms/service conditions and conduct of the employees are regulated by the Staff Service Rules and standing orders. In addition, the Corporation follows the directions and guidelines issued by the Board and government on various matters. The operation of the Corporation is also guided by the Board of Directors.

CHAPTER  5( Manual -4)

PARTICULARS OF ANY ARRANGEMENT THAT EXISTS FOR CONSULTATION WITH, OR REPRESENTATION BY, THE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC IN RELATION TO THE FORMULATION OF ITS POLICY OR IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF.

               Necessary policy proposals are evaluated and placed before the Board for its perusal and approval. In cases of any amendment to the Staff Service Rules approved by the Board have been addressed to the Government for its approval and incorporation in the staff service rules. As ordered by the Government / Board policies are implemented in this Corporation.                Tamilnadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited, commercial organization on policies formulated by it relates to its internal management and therefore, there is no requirement for consultation with the members of the Public prior to formulation of its internal policies of the Corporation.                The members of the public, who are dealing with the Corporation in its business transaction have any complaints/ grievances, they can approach through letters or in person for redressal.

CHAPTER  6 (Manual -5)

A STATEMENT OF THE CATEGORIES OF DOCUMENTS THAT ARE HELD BY IT OR UNDER ITS CONTROL.

               The Corporation maintains various statutory documents, registers, books, licenses, manuals, agreements etc., for the business operation of the Corporation, as required under various statutes, rules and regulations as well as for the smooth functioning of the Corporation.

CHAPTER  7 (Manual - 6)

A STATEMENT OF BOARDS, COUNCIL, COMMITTEES AND OTHER BODIES CONSTITUTED AS ITS PART.

              The Management of the Corporation is vested with the Board of Directors. In terms of the Articles of Association of the Corporation, the Board of Directors can have minimum three Directors and maximum ten Directors. The names of the Board of Directors, Standing Sub-Committee (Finance), & other Committees, and trustees of the various Trusts are as follows:-

  1. Thiru. Hans Raj Verma, I.A.S., Chairman, TANTEA, Secretariat, Chennai – 600 009.
  2. Thiru. Hans Raj Verma, I.A.S., Secretary to Government, Environment and Forests Department Secretariat, Chennai – 600 009.
  3. Dr. V.K. Melkani, I.F.S., Principal Chief Conservator of Forests,(HOD) (FAC), No.1, Jeenis Road, Panagal Maligai, Saidapet, Chennai – 600 015.
  4. Thiru. A.S. Janfy, IFS., Managing Director, TANTEA – Coonoor.
  5. Thiru B. Anand, I.A.S., Principal Secretary/Commissioner of Rehabilitation, 4th Floor, Ezhilagam Annexe, Chepauk, Chennai – 600 005.
  6. Thiru Prashant Wadenere, I.A.S., Joint Secretary to Government, Finance Department, Secretariat, Chennai -600 009.
  7. Thiru. L. Sitherasenan, I.A.S., Director of Horticulture and Plantation crops, Agriculture Complex, III Floor, Valaja Road, Chepauk, Chennai – 600 005.
  8. Dr. P. Sankar, I.A.S., Collector of Nilgiris, Udhagamandalam.
  9. Thiru C. Paulrasu, I.A.S, Executive Director, TEA BOARD, Coonoor – 643 101.
GROUP GRATUITY TRUST.

Managing Director : Chairman - Administrator. Joint Managing Director : Trustee Chief Accounts officer : Trustee Senior Manager. (I.R). : Trustee

TANTEA EMPLOYEES FAMILY BENEFIT FUND TRUST.

1. Managing Director : Chairman- Administrator. 2. Joint Managing Director : Trustee, 3. Senior Manager (I.R) : Trustee, 4. Chief Accounts Officer : Trustee. 5. A Trustee to be elected from the staff side. : For two years period only from the date of assumption as Trustee (on rotation basis).

CHAPTER -8 (Manual -7)

THE NAMES, DESIGNATIONS AND OTHER PARTICULARS OF THE PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICERS.
Name of the Public Authority
Assistant Public Information Officers :

Sl.

No.

Name

Desig-nation

STD Code

Ph.No. Office

Home

Fax

E-mail

Address

1.

Thiru

L. Kimar

Superintendent

0423

0423- 2230419

 

0423- 2232229

tantea.co.in@

gmail.com

Regd. Office, TANTEA Complex, Coonoor-643 101

Public Information Officer:

Sl.

No.

Name

Desig-nation

STD Code

Ph.No. Office

Home

Fax

E-mail

Address

1.

Thiru

S.Manohar

Administrative Officer

0423

0423- 2230419

 

0423- 2232229

tantea.co.in@

gmail.com

 

Regd. Office, TANTEA Complex, Coonoor-643 101

Department Appellate Authority:

Sl.

No.

Name

Desig-nation

STD Code

Ph.No. Office

Home

Fax

E-mail

Address

1.

Thiru Rakesh Kumar Jagenia, I.F.S.,

 

Deputy Conservator Forest &  General Manger

 

0423

2230419

0423- 2230246

0423- 2232229

tantea.co.in@

gmail.com

 

Regd. Office, TANTEA Complex, Coonoor-643 101

CHAPTER -9 (Manual 8)

DECISION MAKING PROCESS

              The decisions are taken based on the Rules of the Government from time to time. The Board of Directors is the next authority below the Government involved in the decision making process. Managing Director is the Chief Executive who acts in accordance with the powers rested in him laid down in details under Chapter-3. The Joint Managing Director and other officials are required to provide professional advice to the Chief Executive and carry out and supervise the executive directions of the Chief Executive.

CHAPTER -10 (Manual 9)

DIRECTORY OF OFFICER AND EMPLOYEE

              As per staff service rules of this corporation the employees of this corporation are classified into four cadres namely Management Cadre, Supervisory cadre, Staff Cadre and subordinate staff cadre. The total number of employees of this corporation is 479 as follows:

  1. Management Cadre             -           30
  2. Supervisory Cadre               -           96
  3. Staff Cadre                         -          143
  4. Subordinate staff Cadre       -           174

                                                              -------                              

                                 Total        -             443                                                       

                                                              -------

The Directory of Management Cadre officers is furnished below :-

DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS.

Sl.

No.

Name

Designation

Address

                 Tvl.

1

Thiru. ATULYA MISRA, I.A.S.,

                                                                    

 

Secretary to Government

E & F Department &

Chairman, TANTEA

 

Secretariat,

Chennai-9

2

Thiru. RAJEEV K SREEVASTAVA,  IFS.,

Managing Director

TANTEA

Regd. Office,

Coonoor-643 101.

 

3

Thiru. RAKESH KUMAR JAGENIA, IFS.,

General Manager

TANTEA

Regd. Office,

Coonoor-643 101.

 

 

 

 

 

Sl No..

Name

Designation

Address

                 Tvl.

1.

B. Kannan, (AMIR)

Assistant Manager (Industrial Relations)

TANTEA

Regd. Office,

Coonoor.

2.

S. Manohar

Administrative Officer

TANTEA

Regd. Office,

Coonoor.

3.                

            

B. Sivananthan, ACS

Company Secretary/Chief Accounts Officer (I/C) & Markering Manager (I/C)

TANTEA

Regd. Office,

Coonoor.

4.

P. Sivakumar

Divisional Manager

TANTEA

Cherambady Tea Division,

Mangorange post,

Gudalur, The Nilgiris.

5.

B. Sreedhar (AM)

Divisional Manager

TANTEA

Coonoor Tea Division,

Coonoor

The Nilgiris.

6.

M. Pattathurajan

Divisional Manager

TANTEA

Kotagiri Tea Division

Nilgiris.

7.

D.Vickram

Divisional Manager

TANTEA,

Lawson Tea Division,

Cinchona Post, Valparai,

Coimbatore.

8.

J. Kamarudeen (AM)

Divisional Manager

Naduvattam Tea Division & Pandiar Tea Division

The Nilgiris.

 

9.

T. Bushparani (AM)

Divisional Manager

Nelliyalam Tea Division

The Nilgiris.

 

10

Dr. S. Anbu Selvam

Asst. Surgeon

TANTEA

Cherambady Garden Hospital, Mangorange Post, Gudalur, The Nilgiris.

11

Dr. MS. Manimegalai

Asst. Surgeon

TANTEA

Lawson Garden Hospital,

Cinchona Post, Valparai,

Coimbatore.

12

Dr. S. Saravanakumar

Asst. Surgeon

 

 

TANTEA

Lawson Garden Hospital,

Cinchona Post, Valparai,

Coimbatore.

13

Dr. P. Vanitha

Asst. Surgeon

TANTEA

Kotagiri Garden Hospital,

Quinshola Post, Kotagiri.

CHAPTER -11 (Manual 10)

THE MONTHLY REMUNERATION RECEIVED BY EACH OF ITS OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING THE SYSTEM OF COMPENSATION AS PROVIDED IN REGULATIONS.

                 The monthly remuneration of the Officers and employees of this Corporation consists of Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance, Hill Allowance and other allowances. The Fixed Travelling and Tour Travelling Allowance to the employees are being paid as per rules and as their eligibility. The scale of pay received by the Officers and employees of this Corporation are as follows:-

Sl.No.

Designation

Scale of Pay.

1.

Managing Director/ Addl. PCCF

IFS Cadre. Rs. 67000-79000

2.

Joint Managing Director/ CCF

IFS Cadre Rs. 37400-67000 (+) G.P.10,000.

3.

General Managers/ CF

IFS Cadre Rs.37400- 67000 (+) G.P.8,000.

4.

Senior Managers

Rs. 15600-39100 (+) G.P. 7600

5.

Chief Personnel Officer

Rs. 15600-39100 (+) G.P. 6600

6.

Chief Accounts Officer

Rs. 15600-39100 (+) G.P. 6600

7.

Group Engineer

Rs. 15600-39100-(+) G.P.6600

8.

Chief Medical Officer

Rs. 15600-39100-(+) G.P.7600

9.

Divisional/ Factory Manager.

Rs. 15600-39100 (+) G.P.5700

10.

Tea Maker.

Rs. 15600-39100 (+) G.P.5700

11.

Company Secretary.

Rs. 15600-39100 (+) G.P.5400

12.

Asst. Surgeon.

Rs. 15600-39100 (+) G.P.5400

13.

Asst. Manager.

Rs. 15600-39100 (+) G.P.5400

14.

Asst. Accounts Officer

Rs.  9300-34800  (+) G.P.4600

15.

Draughtsman Grade I

Rs.  9300-34800  (+) G.P.4700

16.

Field Conductor

Rs.  9300-34800 (+) G.P.4700

17.

Jr. Engineer (Mech & Elec)

Rs.  9300-34800 (+) G.P.4400

18.

Draughtsman Grade II

Rs.  9300-34800 (+) G.P.4400

19.

Electrical Supervisor

Rs.  9300-34800 (+) G.P.4400

20.

Superintendent

Rs.  9300-34800 (+) G.P.4800

21.

Personal/ Private Secretary

Rs.  9300-34800 (+) G.P.4300

22.

Computer Programmer

Rs.  9300-34800 (+) G.P.4300

23.

Tea Marketing Assistant

Rs.  9300-34800 (+) G.P.4300

24.

Nurse

Rs.  5200-34800 (+) G.P.4200

25.

Assistant Tea Maker

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2800

26.

Foreman

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2800

27.

Pharmacist

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2800

28.

Draughtsman Gr.III

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2800

29.

Junior Accountant/ Assistant s

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2400

30.

Asst. Field Conductor

Rs.  9300-39100 (+) G.P.4200

31.

Lab. Technician Grade II

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2400

32.

Secondary Grade Teacher.

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2800

33.

Technician and Wireless Operator

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2400

34.

Steno-Typist

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2400

35.

Jr. Asst./ Jr. Asst.-cum-Typist

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2000

36.

Typist

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2000   

37.

General Mechanic.

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2000   

38.

Road Roller Driver

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2000   

39.

Tractor Driver

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2000   

40.

Lorry Driver

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2000   

41.

Jeep Driver

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2000   

42.

Van/ Staff Car Driver

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2000   

43.

Auxillary Nursing Midwife.

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.2000   

44

Care Taker (Rest House) Grade.I

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.1900   

45.

Factory Supervisor

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.1800

46.

Mechanic-Automobile.

Rs.  52

47.

Electrician

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.1800

48.

Plumber

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.1800

49.

Turner

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.1800

50.

Fitter

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.1800

51.

Blacksmith

Rs.  5200-20200 (+) G.P.1800

52.

Oilman

Rs.  4800-10000 (+) G.P.1800

53.

Record Clerk

Rs.  4800-10000 (+) G.P.1650

54.

Nursing Assistant (Male/ Female)

Rs.  4800-10000 (+) G.P.1300

55.

Creche Attendant

Rs.  4800-10000 (+) G.P.1300

56.

Watcher-cum-Cook

Rs.  4800-10000 (+) G.P.1300

57.

Cook- Hospital.

Rs.  4800-10000 (+) G.P.1300

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CHAPTER -12 (Manual – 11)

THE BUDGET ALLOCATED TO EACH AGENCY.
(PARTICULARS OF ALL PLANS, PROPOSED EXPENDITURE AND REPORTS ON DISBURSEMENT MADE.)

              The revised estimate 2010-11 and Budget Estimate 2011-12 is given in Annexure-I. The Revenue budget of the Corporation is prepared based on the Income & Expenditure of the Corporation received from the respective units. As regards capital budget, it is prepared based on the plans, projects, etc., collected from the respective units.

ANNEXURE

 

Revenue Budget.

Revised Estimate 2010-11

(Rs. in lakh)

Budget Estimate 2011-2012.

(Rs. In lakh)

Income

Expenditure

Profit/ Loss.

Income

Expenditure

Profit/ Loss.

6984

7049

(-) 65

8202

7504

(+) 698

Capital Budget. Revised Estimate 2011-12 - Rs.807.53 lakh. Budget Estimate 2011-12 - Rs.769.14 lakh.

CHAPTER -13

THE MANNER OF EXECUTION OF SUBSIDY PROGRAMME

              No subsidy programmes are available in Tamilnadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited. However, 20% commission is being allowed as Agent’s commission to the agents for Packet/ Private sale of Tea. In case of Self Help Groups, 25% commission is being allowed as agent’s commission for sale of packet tea.

CHAPTER -14 (Manual -13)

PARTICULARS OF RECIPIENTS OF CONCESSIONS, PERMITS OR AUTHORIZATION GRANTED BY IT.

               Tamilnadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited does not grant any concessions, permits or authorization other than the concessions/ amenities provided as per the Plantation Labour Act & other statutes.

WAGES TO THE WORKMAN

                                  Basic wage                            -       Rs.  90.00                               

                         Dearness Allowance                      -       Rs. 144.95                                                                            

                                                                                   --------------                              

                                Total wage                        -          Rs.    234.95     per day                                                                             

                                                                                   --------------

In addition to that, the following job differentials are being allowed to the following category of workers.

  1. Factory workers. - Rs. 2.10 per day.
  2. Pruners . - Rs. 1.90 per day.
  3. Sprayers (Power). - Rs. 1.75 per day.
  4. Sprayers (Knapsack). - Rs. 1.35 per day.
  5. Watch & ward work - Rs. 1.45 per day.
  6. Sweepers. - Rs. 1.60 per day.
  7. Creche Cook. - Rs. 1.35 per day.
  8. Office Boys/ Tapalman - Rs. 4.75 per day.
  9. Carpenters . - Rs. 5.00 per day.
  10. Plumbers/ Pipe Fitters. - Rs. 4.00 per day.

In the Tea Factory the workmen who are working during the night shift (i.e.) 10.00 pm to 6.00a.m. are entitled to Night Shift Allowance of Rs.1.50 per day.

PERMANANENT LABOUR STRENGTH DIVISION WISE:
Sl.No Division Division Workers Factory Workers Factory Supervisors
1 Coonoor 350 57 14
2 KOLAPALLI 250 51 7
3 NEDUVATTAM 443 0 14
4 CHERAMBADY 446 66 12
5 CHERANGODE 489 62 19
6 KOLAPPLI 662 0 38
7 NELLIYALAM 510 59 26
8 DEVALA 381 0 18
9 PANDIAR 672 61 35
10 LAWSON 699 27 24
11 RYAN 555 54 14
10 TOTAL 5457 437 221
LABOUR WELFARE:

Statutory Benefits.

  1. Rent free accommodation (Housing),
  2. Provision of Drinking water,
  3. Free Medical facilities,
  4. Creche to the Children,
  5.  
  6. Maternity leave with wages for 84 days,
  7. Leave with wages for 15 days,
  8. Sickness Allowance for 14 days in a year at 2/3 wages,
  9. National and Festival Holidays for 9 days (with wages in a year),
  10. Supply of protective clothing, field cumbly and Rug,
  11. Provision of Bonus, EPF, Gratuity, Pension, etc.,
OTHER BENEFITS:

 

  1. Employment Assistance to the dependents of permanent workers in Srilanka Repatriate families absorbed in the Corporation:-
  2. Free Liquid Tea at work spot,
  3. Family Welfare – Incentive rates paid to men and Women workers.

CHAPTER -15 (Manual 14)

NORMS SET BY IT FOR THE DISCHARGE OF ITS FUNCTIONS.

               The main function of this Corporation is to pluck and supply quality green tea leaf to the factory and to produce good quality tea and to get better price in the Market. The base output norms fixed for the pluckers is 22 kgs . To motivate the pluckers, plucking incentives are allowed to the pluckers.

CHAPTER -16 (Manual 15)

INFORMATION AVAILABLE IN AN ELECTRONIC FORM.

               The development of the Web Site is under progress Any information required regarding TANTEA may be mailed to tantea.co.in@gmail.com

                web site : www.tantea.co.in

CHAPTER -17 (Manual 16)

PARTICULARS OF THE FACILITIES AVAILABLE TO CITIZENS FOR OBTAINING INFORMATION.

               The information to public are facilitated by placing notice Boards in all the Divisions and Registered Office. In addition to that, they can approach the Office of the Managing Director/ Senior Managers /Divisional Managers and get the required information. Regarding sales, purchase and other tenders are published in the leading dailies (Tamil & English).

CHAPTER -18 (Manual 17)

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION.

               Tamilnadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited is one of the biggest Black Tea producer in India with high quality clonal tea plantations spread over nearly 4500 ha. in Nilgiris and Coimbatore districts of Tamilnadu                We produce about 12 million kg of high grown clonal Tea in our eight state of art Tea Factories located within our plantations. About 80% of our production is of CTC Tea and the remaining is Orthodox. One of our orthodox factory has obtained ISO 9001 certification and the same is in process for other factories We produce OP, BOP, FBOP, BOPF grades among the Orthodox teas and BP, BOPF, BOP, BPSM, RD, PD and SRD grades in CTC teas in large quantities for export.                Most of our teas are sold in weekly public auctions at Cochin, Coonoor and Coimbatore. Part of teas are sold through retail market with attractive pouch and carton packings.                Other than clonal tea, Tamilnadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited produces Cardamom, Pepper, Cinfresh and Eucalyptus Oil and same are being supplied to various Government Departments.

SUCH OTHER INFORMATIONS AS THEY MAY BE PRESCRIBED AND THEREAFTER UPDATE THESE PUBLICATIONS EVERY YEAR.

               The Annual Reports are published every year. This contains the information on the Board of Directors, Notice of the Shareholders, Report of the Directors, Comments of Comptroller and Accountant General of India, Review of annual accounts of Tamilnadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited, Auditors Report to the shareholders and Profit and Loss Account.

       
PUBLISH ALL RELEVANT FACTS WHILE FORMULATING IMPORTANT POLICIES OR ANNOUNCING THE DECISIONS WHICH AFFECT THE PUBLIC.
(i) Sales Policy.
1. QUALITY.

Ensure consistently good quality teas.

  1. Get the tea samples of every sale and examine the quality by Marketing cell.
  2. Examine the comments of the Brokers on the quality of teas and take immediate action. For any fall in quality, the factories are to be held responsible and for any wrong comments on the quality of tea, the issue is to be taken up with the Brokers.
  3. Ensure regular visit of the technical consultant of the Brokers to our factories and recommendations of the technical consultant are implemented.
2. AUCTION SALE.

Monitor the Auction Sales effectively.

  1. Review the auction price every week effectively. The price fetched by each grade at every centre is to be examined and ensure whether the price fetched is acceptable, considering the quality and market trend.
  2. Review the performance of the individual brokers every three months and also as and when required to examine whether the brokers are effective in fetching the deserving prices, etc.,
  3. Ensure that maximum teas offered are sold in time with minimum out lots.
  4. Ensure timely settlement of the sale amount,
  5. Analyse the market report, valuation report, bating order, etc., and take follow up action.
3. RETAIL SALE:-

Improve the quantity sold through this highly profitable channel.

  1. Ensure consistency of the blends.
  2. Ensure price competitiveness by reviewing the market trend and comparing with other similar marks.
  3. Effective review of the dealers performance and frequent interaction with the dealers and customers to get right feed back.
  4. Review the district wise sale of pocket teas and to appoint required number of dealers.
  5. Design attractive cartons and pouches.
  6. Formulate attractive incentive scheme for those dealers who perform well.
  7. Improve sales through Uzhavar Santhai.
  8. Exploit the large number of women Self Help Groups who have contacts with the Forest Department to sell our teas.
  9. Recommend more sales bunk allotment to Dealers in Bus stands and other places of tourists importance.
  10. Increase the sales to the canteens of big industries and institutions.
  11. Meet the customers and dealers frequently to explain the features of different blends and on correct brewing of tea.
  12. Examine the scope of using Assam teas in our blends.
  13. Examine the scope of appointing salesmen to intensify our marketing activity.
  14. Participate in all exhibitions, trade fairs, summer festivals, etc.,
  15. Improve advertisement and publicity,
  16. Provide advertisement materials to the dealers.
  17. Highlight the salient features like Government product, fresh from our own gardens, at competitive prices, etc., in all advertisement and sales promotion activities.
  18. Ensure supply to all TANTEA employees,
  19. Establish brand name in the market by regular advertisement.
4. DIRECT EXPORT:-

              Examine the scope of reviving the direct export of our teas.

5. C& FA SALE:-

              Increase the sale through C&FA.

 

6. CONSIGNMENT SALE:-

              Examine the scope of reviving consignment sale through local agent once tax problem is sorted out.

7. DIRECT BULK SALE:

               Encourage direct bulk sale to reduce the quantity offered in auction sales. Ensure quick response to enquiries received and formulate clear procedure to hasten the delivery of material.

 
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