“Nattu Manchottilek” project jointly implemented by the Payyannur College Botany Department and the Kunjangalam Mango Conservation Society was officially inaugurated on July 22

Aiming at the conservation of the unique mango variety of Kunhimangalam region, the official inauguration of the “Nattu Manchottilek” project jointly implemented by the Payyannur College Botany Department and the Kunjangalam Mango Conservation Society was officially inaugurated on July 22, World Mango Day, at Payyannur College campus by Dr. V. Balakrishnan (Kasaragode DYSP, former Member Secretary of Kerala Biodiversity Board).Payyannur College Principal Dr V. M. Santhosh presided over the function. Dr M. K. Ratheesh Narayanan welcomed the gathering and P. P. Rajan proposed vote of thanks. Dr E. Harikrishnan, Dr P. R Swaran, Raju Ashirwad, Madhu TP, and K. S. Jayamohan gave their greetings. Sri. K. P. Narayan, the conservationist of local Mango tree varieties, was honored at the function.
About 20 saplings of Kunhimangalam Mango variety were planted in the campus. The aim of the project is to plant more than 100 seedlings of Kunhimangalam Mango tree in the college campuses of North Kerala and to ensure its protection.