WB CM writes to Centre on the export of Maldah mangoes

During an administrative review meeting at Maldah, West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee said that the State Government has written to the Centre to permit the mango-farmers in the district to export their products to foreign countries.

“The State Government cannot sanction export of mangoes to a foreign country without the consent of the Centre. We’ve written to the Centre,” the Chief Minister said.

The Chief Minister also insisted that the Merchant Chamber of Commerce may have a meeting with the mango exporters. She said that if it is necessary, the State Government may also provide subsidy.