kisan rail

  • Kisan Rail  programme is proposed in the union budget 2020.
  • Railway would set up kisan rail through public private partnership(PPP).
  • To build a seamless national cold supply chain for perishables (milk, meat, fish, etc.)
  • Refrigerated coaches would be built in express and freight trains as well.
  • 9 refrigerated vans are in use and their capacity is 17 tonnes.
  •  developed, and procured through Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala.
  • 98 Reefer( Ventilated Insulated) Containers (Carrying capacity 12 Tonnes per container, rake composition 80 containers)  have been procured, through CONCOR, for movement of fruits and vegetables to different parts of the country.