Coconut Festival

Coconut palm the Kalpavriksha is Natures great boon to the healthy and wealthy life of mankind Coconut is known to have been cultivated for thousands of years in our country Coconut is an inevitable part of our culture and tradition religious and social practices folk lore food and drink In folklores coconut is the fruit which provides nutrition it is our heritage and our legacy The tree is mankin....
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Activities

Coconut is the major crop and is considered as one of the most important remunerative crop of these Islands. The main economy of the people directly depends on this crop. The islands have over 17.903.80 ha under coconut with an Annual production of 131.76 Million nut. During this year, on the eve of World Tourism Day, the Department of Agriculture, A & N Administration in association with NGO-Hand in Hand  will celebrate Coconut Festival on 25th Sept 2022 with Tourism Department at Corbyn's Cove beach in Port Blair. The main event will be held at Corbyn's Cove beach and celebration will also be conducted in other rural areas like  Shaheed Dweep and Swaraj Dweep etc. To mark the day and to encourage and motivate the coconut growers various events like competition on Coconut based recipes, Sales-cum Exhibition of Value Added products of coconut, climbing of coconut tree will be organized for individuals as well as for Self-help Groups.

Organized By

Agriculture department in association with Tourism Department and NGOs
Asst. Director, Agriculture Department
MPGG+HQ8, Haddo, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744102
9434271062

How to reach

The nearest airport is International Veer Savarkar Airport, Port Blair., which is 07 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Nil, which is 0 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Port Blair, which is 06KMs away.
Event Details
Venue Address
Corbyn's Cove beach, Port Blair and Rural areas like Diglipur, Hutbay, Campbell bay, Shaheed Dweep and Swaraj Dweep
Date Time

25 Sep 2022 - 25 Sep 2022

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

TICKET INFORMATION

Free

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