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Mango and Agriculture Rural Tourism Festival starts today


Mango and Agriculture Rural Tourism Festival is organized in Sindhudurg from 20th to 22nd May

hapus-mangoKudal: Sindhudurg Zila Gramodyog Vikas Sanstha and Konkan Bhoomi Krushi Paryatan Sanstha with support of Maharashtra Agriculture and Tourism department have organized Mango and Agriculture Rural Tourism Festival here from 20th to 22nd May.

Alphanso mangoes from Sindhudurg are popular all over the world but very few get an opportunity to taste the real alphanso. This festival aims to present real delicious alphaso to mango lovers.

The festival was inaugurated in the presence of President of Dahanu Tribal Development Board Prabhakar Sane, Agriculture Commissioner Dr Umakant Sangat, Dr Salvi of Konkan Agriculture University and Bapu Naik etc. On this occasion, various food grains were exhibited including for sell.

This festival is organized to find an opportunity for farmers to identify, communicate and reach consumers directly. It will also give cultivators a chance to explore various side businesses activities.

This festival will facilitate farmers to get right prize for their products at local level. It will also make available real alphanso mangoes to national – international tourists. It will serve as a platform for small scale, home based industry and bachat gat’s fruit processed products. To boost agri tourism in region, to develop home style food centres, to introduce farmers with latest technologies, to make living for bachat gats, to gather tour operators, travel agents and guides together under one roof, to enhance lifestyle of farmers and help them to get back their dignity, are important objectives of this festival.

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