Farmer's agitation in Punjab halts rail freight operations

Railways continue to lose revenue as freight operations remain forcibly suspended due tracks blockages in Punjab. As on November 4, 2020, more than 2225 freight rakes could not be operated which were to carry vital commodities. Losses are already expected to have crossed Rs 1200 crore. As agitators have continued ...Read more

FACT receives 3rd MoP shipment at Tuticorin port

The Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT) has recently received the third Muriate of Potash (MoP) ship at Tuticorin port in Tamil Nadu. Bagging of the 27500 MT product is in progress.   With this shipment, the total MoP import for the year reached 82000 MT. FACT a PSU under ...Read more

Kisan Rail transports 42 tons of tomatoes from Chittoor to Nagpur

  After successful transport of vegetables and fruits by previous two Kisan Rail from Anantapur to New Delhi and intensive marketing efforts of Guntakal division of South Central Railway (SCR), growers and traders from the Chittoor district used the facility for transporting tomatoes on the third trip. Chit...Read more

Centre announces 50% subsidy on transport and storage of notified fruits and vegetables

Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Rural Development, Agriculture & Farmer Welfare, Panchayati Raj and Food Processing Industries, on October 14, 2020, said that under Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, Operation Greens Scheme from Tomato, Onion and Potato (TOP) to all fruits & vegetables (TOTAL), provides...Read more

Doodh Duronto Special transports 3 Cr litres of milk from Renigunta to New Delhi  

  Doodh Duronto Special, introduced during the lockdown period from Renigunta to H Nizamuddin to supply milk to New Delhi, has so far transported three crore litres. Transportation of milk to New Delhi plays an important role in balancing the milk supply. Considering its importance, the South Central Rai...Read more

Maldives-India cargo ferry to boost economies: PM Modi

In a recent tweet replying to Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, PM Modi has said that the Maldives-India cargo ferry service will promote bilateral trade and boost the economies of both countries PM Modi said that the Maldives-India Cargo ferry service would boost the economies and strengthen the fr...Read more

 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