Department of Tea Husbandry & Technology

11 MSc

Students Passed


Awards & Fellowships Conferred by our Faculty

New initiative: Prepared and launched value added ORGANIC Tea Bags (dip-dip): a first of its kind in the history of the University

Technologies Developed

Who Are we

The Department of Tea Husbandry and Technology was established during 1998 (earlier it was in collaboration with other departments as ‘Tea Experiment Station’ since 1962). Now, the department is functioning independently with the objectives of teaching, research and extension education. At present, the teaching activity is mainly at UG level regarding experiential learning programme (ELP). The department has a sizeable area of about 44 hectares spread over three farms, which is Certified Organic, to undertake research and development activities on tea crop. The Department has a tea processing unit (Tea Factory) and manufactures certified organic & FSSAI approved Green & Orthodox Black Tea, which is unique Kangra Tea with GI registration. It is serving as a commercial farm enterprise by generating ample amount of income in the form of sale of made tea. These developmental activities are serving as the ‘Model Units’ for the planters of the region

Our Strengths

  • Scientific expertise in organic tea production
  • Production of FSSAI approved, GI tagged certified organic orthodox Green and black tea
  • Developing entrepreneurship in the field of Tea Husbandry and Technology
  • Providing advisory service to the planters, planners, administrators and developmental agencies/organizations engaged in tea business

Our on-going Research programs

Evaluation of Quantis (product of natural origin) for use in tea for supporting plant growth and yield enhancement”

Our Faculty

At Main Campus

Dr Jai Dev

Professor & Head

Area of Expertise: Plant Breeding

Dr Sanjay Kumar


Area of Expertise: Agronomy (Cropping System and Crop Production)

Dr Pankaj Chopra


Area of Expertise: Weed Science

Technical & Office staff

Technical Staff

1. Mr. Man Singh

2. Dr. Parmod Verma

3. Sh. Ashwani Sharma

Farm Manager

Farm Manager(Tea)

Sr. Asstt.


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