Govt flags off South India’s first “Kisan Rail” from AP to Delhi  

    Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Government of India and Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh flagged off the Inaugural Run of Anantapur – New Delhi Kisan Rail. The Program was presided over by Suresh C. ...Read more

CNH uses water  transport to ship combine harvesters in EU

    The challenge faced by the Transport Logistics team at CNH Industrial, was the transportation of its Case IH and New Holland Agriculture combine harvesters from the Company’s hub in Zeebrugge, Belgium, to destinations throughout Europe. Combine h...Read more

FACT transports 20 containers of fertilizers to Haldia, WB

The Fertilizers & Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT), a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers had  commenced the use of coastal shipping in July, 2020, as a new and effective mode of transport for the movement of its products.  Following the successful delivery of the first batch of...Read more

SpiceJet transports 225 tonnes of shrimp from Visakhapatnam amid lock down  

     SpiceJet is transporting record quantities of shrimps from Visakhapatnam and supporting the government’s ‘Marine Krishi Udaan’ initiative. SpiceJet launched dedicated freighter flights on February 25 to ferry shrimps. The airline has transported 225 tonnes of shrimp from Vi...Read more

Indigo offers transportation hotline assistance to all growers during COVID-19  

    Indigo Agriculture, a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, expands its support for growers, buyers, and carriers to help them manage their business with confidence during COVID-19. The additional measures include a transportation logistics support hotl...Read more

Govt launches ‘Kisan Rath App’ for transportation of farm produce to mandis amid lock down

Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Agriculture Minister today, launched transport aggregator mobile application known as Kisan Rath. The ‘Kisan Rath App’ will lead to on boarding of over 5 lakh trucks through transport aggregators as well as 20,000 tractors from farmer group run Custom Hiring Centres(CHCs), ...Read more

Govt starts ‘All India Agri Transport Call Centre’ amid lockdown

To provide some relief to the farm sector amid nationwide lockdown that has been further extended till 3rd May, the Agriculture Ministry has started an All India Agri Transport Call Centre that will look after coordination between the states for inter-state movement of perishables like fruits & vegetables, Agr...Read more

APEDA sends the first trial shipment of vegetables by sea route from Varanasi to Dubai.  

 Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) in its endeavour to promote exports from agriculture produce rich regions of India has sent the first trial shipment of vegetables by sea route from Varanasi to Dubai. The first trial shipment of one container of fresh vegetables w...Read more