World Coconut Day
World Coconut Day comes on September 2 of every year. Coconut Development Board (CDB) will distribute its National Awards in various categories on the season of World Coconut Day celebration at Bhubaneswar, India. All coconut planting countries in the Asia and Pacific region celebrate World Coconut Day every year. This is an occasion to interpret policies and express the plan of action in this sector. ‘Coconut, the tree of life Sustains family well being,’ is the theme by Asian and Pacific Coconut Community for the World Coconut day. Union Minister for Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh will issue the awards at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology. Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, a Minister of State Petroleum and Natural Gas, will lead to the function.
History of World Coconut Day
In India, the Coconut Development Board celebrated the World Coconut Day at NEDFI Convention Centre, Guwahati, Assam. During the occasion, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi awards 15 people, who have exceeded in coconut farming, industry, and other coconut related activities. Assam is the next major coconut producing the state in India; the CDB decided to hold the national-level function on occasion there this year. About 33,493 hectares in all seven NE states are under coconut cultivation, Assam alone is cultivating 20,368 hectares.
Other Celebrations on September 2
September 2, 2018, is also celebrated as
How to Celebrate World Coconut Day
Celebrating the World Coconut Day is simple and easy. Coconuts are members of the drupe family, and it is a fleshy fruit that has been planting in tropical regions for millions of years. A rich source of electrolytes and lauric acid, coconuts contain many antioxidants and antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral. On this day, Entire globe celebrates one of nature’s healthiest foods. Post and share your World Coconut Day celebrations on the social media using the hashtag #WorldCoconutDay.