Mango Farmer Mango Planter

Mango Cultivator

Minimum ? No entry barrier, 5th standard passed preferable

Certified training for Mango Grower (programme aligned to AGR/Q0402 released by Agriculture Skill Council of India)

Prior experience in fruit crop for one season

The tasks a Mango Grower is expected to perform include: Obtaining appropriate equipment and tools

Procuring seed material

Preparing the nursery

Cultivating mango

Harvesting the produce

Marketing and selling the farm produce

Knowledge of preparing planting material for mango cultivation

Proficient in preparing the land for cultivation

Familiar with post plantation nursing for mango cultivation

Familiar with nutrient management in fruit crop

Familiar with integrated insect, pest and disease management for the mango crop

Familiar with irrigation management

Familiar with harvest and post harvest management

Skilled in basic farm management Equipped to assimilate market information

Hands-on training

Extension training and Krishi Vigyan Kendra training

Manual dexterity

Physically fit

Ability to work independently

Hardworking and persistent


Self-directed learner


Ability to negotiate

It is a field job.

May need to handle a team of field workers

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available in some farms

Work from option is not available

Working hours

Flexible working hours

Overtime is common during the harvesting season. Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible.Shift system may be applicable as per the farm norms.Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards due to pesticides, fertilizers and other chemicals, extreme weather conditions, considerable amounts of dust and equipment noise, etc.

For daily wage workers -INR175 toINR200 per day

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Mango Farming in India

Mango is the most important fruit of India and is known as ?King of Fruits?. The fruit is cultivated in the largest area i.e. 2,021 thousand ha and the production is around 12.5

million tons, contributing 40.1% of the total world production of mango. The main mango producing states in India are Andhra Pradesh (25%), Uttar Pradesh (21%), Karnataka (9.8%), Bihar (9.7%), Gujarat (6.1%) and Maharashtra (5.09%) Total export of mangoes from India is 79.06 thousand tons, which was

valued at `141.9 crores during 2006-07. India exports mangoes to over 50 countries worldwide. India?s exports to UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, UK, Kuwait, Singapore, Malaysia and

Bangladesh together account for 97% of total exports of fresh mangoes from India.These factors suggest good job growth for Mango Grower across the country.


Farm owners Agriculture co-operative organization

Cities and towns across the country

Will be updated

Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK) across the country

State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (SAMETI), of different Agricultural Universities in India

Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH), Lucknow,