Lucknow: 700 varieties of mangoes to be exhibited in Aam-MahotsavLast updated on Jun 09, 2018, 04:21 pm
A mango festival will be held at Indira Gandhi Pratisthaan in Lucknow on June 23 and June 24 to make people aware of the different varieties of the fruit.
Nearly 700 varieties of mangoes from different places will be exhibited in Aam Mahotsav 2018.
The mango producers will be made abreast with the latest techniques to augment the quality of production.
Uttar Pradesh is the largest producer of mangoes in India
UP is the largest producer of mangoes in the country. The state produces 40-45 lakh metric tons of mangoes, which is 23% of India's 184 lakh metric tonne production.
The festival will also act as a platform to enhance knowledge about different varieties of mangoes.
On this occasion, a buyer-seller meet will be held. It will also boost the marketing and processed mango food-products.