Coffee Board seeks IT relaxation

  • Published
    8th Jun, 2021

GS-I: Geography

  • Distribution of Key Natural Resources

GS-II: Polity and Governance

  • Statutory Bodies
Context

The Coffee Board of India, managed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the government of India, has written to the Union government seeking exemption for coffee growers from tax deducted at source for cash withdrawals.

Prelims question:

Which of the following statements are correct regarding Coffee Board?

  1. The Board is setup by a resolution passed by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare.
  2. The Board elects from amongst its members a Vice-Chairman.
  3. The board controls the sale and re-export of the coffee in India.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  • A.
  • B.
  • C.
  • D.

Mains Question:

Why does the major cashcrop production of coffee is limited to Southern India? Explain the challenges faced by coffee producers throughout the world?

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