Indian Rubber Board allays fears on Board restructuring

The Rubber Board, India, convened a meeting of rubber growers at its Head Office to allay concerns among growers on restructuring in the Board being repeatedly discussed in the media. Addressing a meeting of representatives of National Federation of Rubber Producer’s...

Indian Rubber Board conducts awareness campaign on GST

Rubber Board, India, has conducted an awareness campaign to educate the stakeholders of rubber about the Goods and Service Tax (GST) being implemented from July 1, 2017. While delivering the introductory talk, A Ajith Kumar, Chairman, Rubber Board, said GST is...

Keep cups inverted after latex collection, rubber growers told

Rainy season is to begin in Kerala, India, soon. In this contest, the Rubber Board, India, has urged rubber growers to ensure that the latex collection cups in their holdings are kept in inverted position after collecting latex in the rainy season. This is because...

Uptrend continues in Indian NR production

In India, the uptrend in natural rubber (NR) production continues with the production during the month of April 2017 showing an increase of 23.1 per cent as compared to the production during the same period the year before. Production during April 2017 is 48,000...

GM to source tyres made of sustainable Natural Rubber

To promote eco-friendly sustainable rubber production, General Motors has committed itself to sourcing original equipment tyres produced from sustainable natural rubber. The vehicle manufacturer views this step as an industry-first and says its aim is to help drive...

Indian Rubber Board to merge its Regional Offices

The Rubber Board is merging the administrative functioning of its Regional Office at Kottayam with that of Changanassery as a part of austerity measures. This will not by anyway affect the services rendered to rubber growers in Kottayam region, the Board says in a...