· Ramdev Baba's private company 'Patanjali' has signed a MoU with Tocklai Tea Research Institute (Assam) of Jorhat for the purpose of researching and extracting chemical compounds from tea leaves and seeds.
· The Tolkai Tea Research Institute was established in 1911 at a site near the Tocklai River in Jorhat.
· Assam has about 800 tea gardens and produces 52% of India's total tea production.
v Capital: Dispur
v Chief Minister: Himanta Biswa Sarma
v Governor: Prof. Jagdish Mukhi
v Formation: 26 January 1950
v Languages: Assamese, Bodo, Bengali
v State Animal: One Horned Rhinoceros
v State Tree: Holong