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Govt agrees to extend subsidy of 50 % on transportation of notified fruits & vegetables

 

  • The Ministry of Food Processing Industries has agreed to extend a subsidy of 50% on transportation of notified fruits and vegetables through Kisan Rail trains, under 'Operation Greens - TOP to Total.' 
  • The Ministry will initially provide 10 crore rupees to operate the scheme, which will be deposited with South Central Railway.
  • Once this corpus has been utilized, Indian Railways will provide a Utilization Certificate to the Ministry of Food Processing Industries and the Ministry will provide additional funds to Railways.