PM Kisan Rail Yojana The first Kisan Rail has started transporting food items from one place to another, know what is the specialty
Farmers Kisan Rail Yojana PM Kisan Rail Yojana farmers food items Transporting : Railways to start Kisan Rail services from 7th August, 2020. PM Kisan Rail Yojana, The first Kisan Rail has started transporting food items from one place to another, know what is the specialty. The first such train carrying vegetables and fruits, would run between Devlali in Maharashtra and Danapur in Bihar. These perishables are mainly transported to areas around Patna, Allahabad, Katni, Satna and others.
Farmers Kisan Rail Yojana – PM Kisan Rail Yojana farmers food items Transporting
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced this initiative in her Budget speech earlier this year envisaging setting up of a ‘Kisan Rail’ through the public-private-partnership (PPP) mode for a cold supply chain to transport perishable goods.
Information about the launch of Kisan Rail Service
Name : Kisan Rail Service
Announced : in Budget 2019-20
Launched by : Railway Minister Piyush Goyal
How to launch : via videoconferencing
Beneficiary : Farmers
Related : Departments / Ministries Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Agriculture
Tag : Line Prosperous Farmer Prosperous Nation
- Inaugural run of ‘Devlali-Danapur Kisan Rail’ flagged off
- Kisan Rail will help farmers get proper market and price for their produce – Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
- Kisan Rail is a step towards making farmers more prosperous – Shri Piyush Goyal
The Kisan Rail will provide a good market to the farmers for their produce. Aggressive marketing is being done by the Central Railway in coordination with local farmers, businessmen and the APMC to ensure farmers get maximum benefit,” the Central Railway stated.
The Kisan Rail has been provided scheduled halts at Nasik Road, Manmad, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Burhanpur, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Satna, Katni, Manikpur, Prayagraj Chheoki, Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Nagar and Buxar.
PM Kisan Samman Nidhi 2020 Beneficiary List
Q: What is Kisan Rail Yojana?
Ans: Train service has been started for farmers to provide safe food items such as vegetable fruits etc. from one place to another.
Q: Who introduced Kisan Rail?
Ans: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal
Q: From where is the first farmer train running?
Ans: Devalali of Maharashtra i.e. Nashik to Danapur in Bihar.
Q: What is the specialty of Kisan Rail?
Ans: Frozen container has been installed in it, in which perishable things like vegetables and fruits will be safe and fresh.
Q: What will be the fare of the ticket in Kisan Rail?
Ans: It is not known right now but it will be discounted.