History of Rohini Tea Estate
Rohini tea estate was closed for a long period of 30 years.
That was assumingly between 1962 to 1994, until the Saria family foresaw the cumulative latent potential that this stretch was capable of gifting to the world.
This Darjeeling tea garden is spread across an area of 138 hectares, of which only 110 hectares have been replanted with tea bushes around 1994 which marks the beginning of its rebirth into a garden which is destined to produce the best Darjeeling teas in years to come.
Location of Rohini Tea Estate:
Rohini Tea Estate is located in Kurseong, sloping gradually and picturesquely in this Darjeeling district.
Area of Rohini Tea Garden:
The garden is divided into four divisions: Jaberhat, Kotidhara, Pailodhara and Tukuriya, named in ascending order with respect to their elevation.
The lower division, at 1500ft, has an area of about 20 to 24 hectares is called Jaberhat.
The Kotidhara and Pailodhora division cover about 70 to 80 hectares and have AV2 and T-78 China clones, thus producing some of the high quality teas from Darjeeling.
Located at an elevation of more than 4000ft is the Tukuriya division, the highest tea planted area of Rohini Tea Estate.
The total area of Rohini Tea estate is about 320 hectares and the actual tea producing area sums to about 138 hectares.
Certifications: The estate has a new factory which incorporates all hygiene and food safety requirements as per the HACCP standard specified by RVA Netherlands.
Ownership of Rohini Tea Estate:
Rohini Tea Estate is owned and managed under the experience and expertise of Mr. Shiv Kumar Saria and Mr. Hrishikesh Saria.
The garden is marketed under Sona Tea Limited (Established in 1955), which also manages its sister gardens: Gopaldhara Tea Estate in the Darjeeling hills and New Glencoe and Soongachi Tea Estate in the Dooars.
Registered Address of Rohini Tea Estate: