Assam Company Ltd (ACL) was founded in 1839 and is the pioneer tea plantation company in the world. It is the first tea plantation company of India started its first tea garden in 1839. ACL is also the first company to explore oil in Assam in the year 1889.

In 1845, the Company by a Deed of British Parliament was awarded the "Royal Charter" by Her Majesty Queen Victoria, the then Empress of India in recognition of excellence.

In 2005, Mr. David Dewherst, Hon'ble Lt. Governor of Texas, USA, presented the "Wooden Hammer of Texas" to Dr. KK Jajodia, the Chairman of Assam Group of Companies.

Tea is a gift of the British Raj to India and through India to the world, successfully achieved through ACL, which continues to be recognized as the "Jewel of the Crown" of the Tea Industry.

  • In India Oil was first discovered in North East by an associate of Assam Company Limited.
  • After liberalization of Indian Govt. policies in 1991 - 1992, ACL diversified into the oil and gas industry focusing on exploration, development, and production in North East India.
  • One of the leading producers of the most exquisite, high quality, premium teas.
  • Operates 16 factories, 16 tea estates and gardens spread over 15,000 hacs.
  • Employs over 32,000 people with well laid out infrastructure, duly supported by planned social welfare activities.
  • Preparing the platform to expand its value on the global tea market.
  • ACL actively takes interest in the field of wild life preservation.
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