New Delhi The authorities has proposed a Kisan Rail for transportation of perishable agricultural merchandise like vegatables and fruits. Under this, there can be a facility to take these merchandise in refrigerated coaches. It is proposed to run particular farmer trains below Public-Private Partnership (PPP).
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, whereas presenting the funds for the monetary yr 2020-21, proposed a number of measures for the advantage of farmers. <! –
He stated that for the perishable items, the development of the nationwide chilly provide chain can be made by the Railways within the PPP mannequin. This will allow quicker transportation of such merchandise.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman: To construct a seamless nationwide chilly provide chain for perishables, Indian Railways will arrange Kisan Rail by means of PPP mannequin in order that perishable items might be transported rapidly. Krishi Udaan can be launched by MoCA on worldwide and nationwide routes. pic.twitter.com/yyaN7xVO6e
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He stated that the federal government additionally proposes a refrigerated parcel van to hold perishable items by means of choose mail categorical and freight trains. Such temperature managed vans are wanted to hold perishable fruits, greens, dairy merchandise, fish, meat and many others. for lengthy distances.