Tea is among the great prides of Darjeeling and is one of the main reasons for its popularity among the whole world. Therefore, tea industry is at the top position in the business world of Darjeeling. In the beginning years in 1870, tea industry was spreaded over only 4400 hectares of land but at present, the situation is that it covers more than 19,000 hectares. Tea gardens are not only source of livelihood for the people of Darjeeling but also major attraction for the tourists. A wonderful aroma tea of Darjeeling is famous among the Indians and even it is exported to other countries in bulk.