Farmers in India get nation-wide market access as Kissan Rails carry 2.7 lakh Tonnes of foodgrains

Farmers in India get nation-wide market access as Kissan Rails carry 2.7 lakh Tonnes of foodgrains
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Indian Railways, with its pan-India network, forms an integral part of the government plan to raise incomes in farm sector by encouraging transportation by rail. Introduction of Kisan Rails have given farmers wide access of Indian markets. Kisan Rail have so far carried 2.7 lakh tonnes of consignment. Till now, 60 routes have been operationalised.

Railways have been relentlessly pursuing with various stake holders – including Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, state governments (including departments of agriculture/ horticulture/ fisheries, etc), and local bodies and agencies, Mandis etc – to plan roll out of Kisan Rail services.

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Read more at: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1729828

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  • 24 Jun 2021
  • WerIndia

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