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Ministry of Railways Kisan Rail Posted On: 22 JUL 2022 3:36PM by PIB Delhi Since the launch of Kisan Rail service on 7th August 2020 and up

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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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