In an initiative to increase the business of Kendu leaf in the state, Government has hiked the price of leaf by twenty five percent per bundle. This initiative will be beneficial for eight lakh people who are surviving with this business. This has been declared by a official statement. The new rate is now 1 rupee compared to previous 80 for one bundle that contains 20 piece of leaf.
The increased price decision has been taken at the meeting of Kendu Leaf Development Board under Chief Minister.