Central Railway transports more than 200,000 tons of perishables

The Central Railway has transported more than 200,000 tons of fruit and vegetables across India in 600 Kisan Rails. “Kisan Rail completing its 600th run o­n Central Railway proved to be the most successful and biggest game changing initiative furthering farmer’s prosperity,” an official statement said.

Since the introduction of the first Kisan Rail ­n 7 August 2020, 208,378 tons of perishables have been transported in 600 trips of Kisan Rail by the Central Railway.

Pomegranate, grapes, lemon, capsicum from Solapur region; Flowers from Latur and Osmanabad region; onions from Nashik region; banana from Bhusawal and Jalgaon region; oranges from Nagpur region reaches distant markets like Delhi, Bihar, West Bengal quickly and freshly through Kisan Rail.

Source: sg.news.yahoo.com

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