The Kisan Rail is carrying over 242 tonnes of fresh fruits and vegetables from the Rayalaseema region.Oct 21, 2020, 22:07 PM IST
The move will also give assurance of better prices with faster and cheaper transportation, providing a seamless supply chain, preventing the destruction of perishable farm produce thereby opening up the scope to increase the income of farmers.Oct 14, 2020, 21:24 PM IST
Operation Greens: Indian Railways grants 50% subsidy if notified fruits, vegetables transported via 'Kisan Rail'
According to the Ministry of Railways' order, "Once this corpus has been utilised, Indian Railways will provide a Utilization Certificate to MoFPI, and MOFPI will provide additional funds to Railways.Oct 13, 2020, 23:15 PM IST
The train was flagged off by Union Minister for Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday via a video link from New Delhi and Amaravati.Sep 11, 2020, 07:24 AM IST
Union Minister for Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy flagged off the inaugural Kisan Rail, the second in the country, via a video link from New Delhi and Amaravati.Sep 09, 2020, 22:02 PM IST
Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday flagged off the country's first 'Kisan Rail' train from Deolali in Nashik to Danapur in Bihar, through video-conferencing. Speaking on the occasion, the Union minister for agriculture and farmers' welfare said Kisan Rail will help in transporting agricultural produce, especially perishable commodities, at cheaper rates and aid farmers in getting the right price for their crops.Aug 07, 2020, 14:25 PM IST