Kisan Rail, first of its kind to start from today – Indian Railways
This train will be one of its kind which will be allowed to carry fruits and vegetables
“Jai Jawan Jai Kisan “ is probably the most impactful slogan for India and taking the lead forward Mr. Narender Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal will be inaugurating the first of kind rail service, “Kisan Rail” today. Amid COVID restrictions the flag off will be done via video conferencing.
This train will be one of its kind which will be allowed to carry fruits and vegetables. On an experimental basis the first train will be running between Maharashtra and Bihar covering major stations.
Indian Railways are in a stressed state in this period of pandemic with almost 64L ticket cancellation and a refund amounting to whooping 400 crores.