TW Newsdesk, May 17:Bhopal farmers are now demanding Geographical Indication(GI) tagging for jackfruits of the Narmadapuram belt because of their special taste. There is high demand for Narmadapuram’s jackfruit in markets of the state and from other states.
According to the officials, this year has experienced a high amount of Jackfruit and it has flooded the market in many leading cities of the state. Hoshangabad belt has provided the most contribution to it. Farmers also stated that there is zero investment in its cultivation Jackfruits cost Rs 40 per kilogram in the market in the state capital.