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INDIA 2016 : Choose from 50 varieties at Mango Mela












Choose from 50 varieties at Mango Mela







This time, you can also order a box of your favourite fruit variety online Truckloads of mouth-watering mangoes are set to reach Bengaluru in two weeks time at the Mango Mela organised by the Karnataka State Mango Development and Marketing Corporation Limited (KSMDMCL). 





Nearly 50 varieties of the fruit will be on sale at the mela. That’s not all. 





For those who prefer enjoying the king of fruits in the comfort of their homes, the mela will also see the inauguration of an online booking system. 




Consumers will be able to book mangoes on the KSMDMCL website and opt for the cash on delivery option. For the first time, the mela will branch out all across Bengaluru. 




It will be held in nearly 150 places, including Lalbagh, Malleswaram playground, Majestic railway station, several malls and tech parks in the city’s IT corridors among others. “Our idea is to reach out to techies directly and encourage them to interact with farmers,” says M. Kamalakshi Rajanna, Chairman, State Mango Development Corporation. 



“The KSMDMCL website will also update the details of farmers and mango varieties...






News Source:http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/choose-from-50-varieties-at-mango-mela/article8574229.ece





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