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Tea Producer District Cooperative Federation Ltd. Panchthar


            Pachthar district is hilly district located at middle of four district of Mechi Zone. It is covered by India in East, Ilam in South, Taplejung in North and Terathum in West. Tea of Darjeeling India is world renowned brand as well as Ilam tea. As being same altitude with Darjeeling and Ilam, Tea farming have been started to cultivate in Pachther district as well. Tea is planted since many years ago but it is not managed well. Many farmers are cultivating tea farming in their private land without proper management. To proper manage tea farming and convert it into permanent sources of income, Small Tea Farmer District Federation was established in march 29, 2001.

            According to the objectives of small tea farmer district federation, many tea producers and tea farmer\'s group were established. To protect and conserve the right of tea cooperatives and tea farmer\'s group need of district federation was realized. So in Oct 20, 2009 District Tea Cooperative Federation was established. Currently 13 primary cooperative are associated in this federation.


Extension of organic tea farming

Prosperous farmer, base of cooperative


To improve the living standard of tea farmer by motivating for the professional and qualitative organic tea production and marketing support to the produced tea through cooperative.


  • Institutional development of primary cooperative by associating in federation
  • to motivate for the production of qualitative organic tea
  • Support for the establishment of tea processing unit and marketing management.
  • Improve living standard of farmer by creating employment opportunities.


  • Develop and promote primary cooperative and subjective federation within the coverage area.
  • To support member cooperatives and subjective federation for the professional and economic development.
  • To support for the production of tea sampling and marketing
  • To maintain support and coordination with in the primary cooperative and subjective federation
  • To support member cooperative for input supply and marketing support for produced commodities,
  • To organized professional and commercialized activities for the financial improvement of member cooperative
  •  To support member cooperative for the professional, economical, technical and social development
  • To associate cooperative in district federation
  • To motivate tea related group to join tea producer cooperatives,
  • To motivate member cooperative for the quality production by implementing international code of conduct of tea and to motivate member cooperative for organic farming
  • To emphasize member cooperative to establish tea processing unit by strengthening their capabilities 
  •  To produce organic tea with interrupting the objective and function of cooperatives, governmental, non-governmental, international non-governmental organizations.
  • To focus for the institutional development  of member cooperatives
  • To motivate and support for the production of technical manpower
  • To support for the professional and commercialized tea farming
  • To support tea tourism by protecting the environment and nature,