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100th Kisan Rail of India

The Hundredth Kisan Rail of India was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 28, 2020. About the Hundredth Kisan Rail The train runs between Sangola in Maharashtra and Shalimar in West Bengal. The train carries vegetables such as capsicum, cauliflower, cabbage, chillies, drumsticks, onions. It also carries fruits such as oranges, grapes, bananas, ..

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Operation Greens Scheme: 50% Air Subsidy to North Eastern and Himalayan States

On November 11, 2020, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries announced that a 50% transport subsidy is being provided to 41 notified fruits and vegetables from the Himalayan and the North Eastern states. Key Highlights Earlier, these notified fruits and vegetables were provided with rail subsidies under the Kisan Rail Scheme. This is being done ..

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Committee formed for the implementation of Kisan Rail Scheme

The Government of India recently formed a committee in order to make suggestions on Kisan Rail Scheme. The scheme was introduced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman in the Union Budget 2020-21. Highlights The Committee has been formed with representatives from Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Railways. The Committee will explore into the options of ..

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