News from APPL Foundation

A training programme on Bush Pepper was successfully conducted on 26th June 2018. The main objective of this training was Women Empowerment & Skill Development ·

The story of ‘Assam Tea’ begins in 1823 when Robert Bruce, an Englishman, met Birsa Gaum, the Singpho chief to explore the potential for tea. A century and half later, this blend has carved a niche for itself globally. It is possible that there isn’t a tea lover who has never tasted pure Assam Tea.

Tata Affirmative Action team, comprising Ms. Pinakshi Khandelwal (Tata Sons) and Mr. Pithumai Nazarene (TCS) visited APPITI on 18th April 2018. The team basically came to assess the impact of our outreach towards the marginalized communities of Assam.

“Working hard at the gardens to support her studies now selected for Government job”


Rita Munda hails from Udalguri district of Assam. After completing her graduation she was unemployed and was sitting idle at home. Her family comprises of her father, mother and two sisters.