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Kisan Rail

Posted On: 22 JUL 2022 3:36PM by PIB Delhi

Since the launch of Kisan Rail service on 7th August 2020 and upto 30th June 2022, Railways have operated around 2,359 Kisan Rail services, transporting approximately 7.9 lakh tonnes of perishables including onion, banana, potato, ginger, garlic, mango, grapes, pomegranate, oranges, chikoo, lemon, capsicum, cabbage, cauliflower, and other fruits and vegetables.   The year-wise and State-wise break up of number of services is as under:-

(provisional figures)

State

(train originating)

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

(upto 30th June)

Andhra Pradesh

8

108

-

Assam

-

1

-

Gujarat

25

34

3

Karnataka

12

34

-

Maharashtra

353

1,434

51

Madhya Pradesh

28

46

-

Punjab

1

14

-

Rajasthan

-

5

-

Telangana

-

66

-

Tripura

-

1

-

Uttar Pradesh

-

68

8

West Bengal

28

30

1

Total

455

1,841

63

 

This information was given by the Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronic & Information Technology, Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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