DOT Desk: Mango business through online has become a blessing for the Rajshahi farmers, including youths and students, during the current season as they earn money making the best use of modern information and communication technologies, reports The Business post.
The online mango business has generated employment for them on one hand and the mango growers are getting fair prices on the other hand.Apart from this, the consumers are getting formalin-free and fresh mango according to their demands timely.
After getting online orders, they pluck mango from the orchards– package on the spot and finally send those to the clients through courier services, sources said.
Sadrul Islam, director of Rajshahi Chamber of Commerce and Industries, said many of the students and other youths are engaged in online mango trading directly using modern technologies and making a profit.
In the mango business hubs in both urban and rural areas, the presence of buyers is insignificant but the business intensity has become visible to a greater extent through phone-call, IMO, Viber, WhatsApp and Messenger.
Salahuddin Ahmed accompanied by three of his friends is doing brisk mango business through their Facebook page named ‘Rajshahi Mango Products’ at present.