India Post to deliver Litchi & Mango till doorsteps in Bihar
May 26, 2020: In the partnership with the government of Bihar, India Post will be delivering Shahi Litchi and Zardalu Mango till the doorsteps for people in three cities of Bihar.
May 26, 2020: In the partnership with the government of Bihar, India Post will be delivering Shahi Litchi of Muzaffarpur and Zardalu Mango of Bhagalpur till the doorsteps for people in three cities of Bihar.
The Bihar Postal Circle and the Department of Horticulture, Government of Bihar, have signed an agreement for logistics of Shahi Litchi from Muzaffarpur and Zardalu Mango from Bhagalpur.
The Covid-19 pandemic and nationwide lockdown had a grave impact on the movement of goods especially perishables which have a very short shelf life.
People could order the fruits through the website of Bihar Horticulture department and get it delivered by India Post.
The ‘Shahi Litchi’ of Muzaffarpur and ‘Zardalu Mango’ of Bhagalpur are famous varieties of fruits. "This facility will be initially available to people of Muzaffarpur & Patna for ‘Shahi Litchi’ & Patna & Bhagalpur for ‘Zardalu Mango’. Lichi will be booked minimum for 2 kilogram and mangoes for 5 kgs. Till now order for 4,400 kgs Lichi has been placed on the website and may go up to 1 lakh kgs during the season. Order for mangoes will start in the last week of May.