Consider the following bodies:

  1. Tea Board of India
  2. Coffee Board of India
  3. Rubber Board of India

 Which of the above is/are statutory body/bodies?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

The Coffee Board of India is an organisation managed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the government of India to promote coffee production in India. The board was set up by an act of parliament in 1942. The Tea Board of India is a state agency of the Government of India established to promote the cultivation, processing, and domestic trade as well as export of tea from India. It was established by the enactment of the Tea Act in 1953 with its headquarters in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). The Rubber Board is a statutory body constituted by the Government of India, under the Rubber Act 1947. The Rubber Board of India has its headquarters located at Kottayam in Kerala. 

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