Incorporated in 1965, Greenline Tea & Exports (GTEL) is in the business of cultivation and marketing of tea. The tea garden is located at Cachar in Assam. P L Sutodiya is the Managing Director. In 1995-96 the company undertook various expansion and diversification projects by way of increasing the plantation areas and setting up a packaging unit. During 1999-2000, the demand for tea suffered a great setback resulting in less realisation coupled with the uncontrolled cost inflation, but inspite of all such deterrant adverse forces the company managed a marginal profit.