Loading and unloading of perishable commodities will be permitted at all enroute stoppages of the multi-commodity train service with no bar on size of consignment.
The Centre has extended a subsidy of 50 per cent on transportation of fruits and vegetables.
The first Kisan Rail was introduced from Devlali to Danapur on August 7 this year, which was further extended upto Muzaffarpur.
As a result of good response from the farmers, its frequency was also increased from weekly to three days in a week.
Kisan Rail has been a game changer in ensuring fast transportation of agriculture produce across the nation. It provides a seamless supply chain of perishable produce. --IANS
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