Raipur: Increase in tendu leaf collection brought prosperity to the forest dwellers

Raipur, June 24 (H.S.). During the current year 2022, 15 lakh 78 thousand standard bags of tendu leaves have been collected in Chhattisgarh, which is more than 94 percent of the target. This collection is 21 percent more than last year. Out of this, a total amount of Rs 630 crore has to be paid […]
 


Raipur: Increase in tendu leaf collection brought prosperity to the forest dwellers

Raipur, June 24 (H.S.). During the current year 2022, 15 lakh 78 thousand standard bags of tendu leaves have been collected in Chhattisgarh, which is more than 94 percent of the target. This collection is 21 percent more than last year. Out of this, a total amount of Rs 630 crore has to be paid to more than 12 lakh tendu patta collectors.

The payment of their payable amount to the tendu patta collectors in the state is going on in full swing. Tribal-forest collectors have started getting full benefits of income as well as employment by collecting tendu leaves. 9 lakh 73 thousand standard bags were collected in the state in the year 2020 and 13 lakh 6 thousand standard tendu leaves in the year 2021.