Chittoor: Various measures taken by the district administration to protect the interest of the mango farmers has been yielding results. District Collector P S Pradyumna said that 22 authorised mango pulp production units have purchased 50,000 tonnes of mangoes and another 80,000 tonnes of mangoes reportedly sold by farmers elsewhere in the district from July 4th onwards.
District Collector P S Pradyumna addressing the media in Chittoor on Thursday. Joint Collector PS Girisha also seen
Speaking to the media at the Collectorate here on Thursday, the Collector stated the government has fixed a support price of Rs 7.50 per kg for Totapuri variety. He mentioned that all the mango pulp units are functioning day and night and clearing the stocks. He advised farmers to obtain permits to sell only Totapuri variety at mango pulp processing units.