DEVANAHALLI POMELO 

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Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), which operates the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), is cultivating the Devanahalli Pomelo fruit under its CSR programme ‘Namma Ooru’, thereby giving it a fresh cultivation push. 

  • The Devanahalli pomelo is a variety of the citrus fruit pomelo (Citrus maxima) of the family Rutaceae.
  • It is exclusively grown in the region around Devanahalli taluk of Bangalore Rural District.
  • it is locally known as chakkota.
  • It is protected under the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act (GI Act) 1999 of the Government of India. 
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