100th Kisan Rail

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to launch 100th Kisan Rail from Sangola in Maharashtra to Shalimar in West Bengal via video conferencing. This multi-commodity train service will transfer fruits and vegetables between the states. Loading and unloading of perishable commodities will be allowed at all enroute stoppages without any cap on size of consignment. The first Kisan Rail was introduced from Devlali to Danpur on August 7, 2020. This was further extended till Muzaffarpur.

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