Rice exports commences from Kakinada deep-water port

In a major boost to India’s rice export potential, a consignment has been shipped from the Kakinada deep-water port. Andhra Pradesh government had granted approval for use of Kakinada deep-water port for rice exports as adjourning anchorage port was facing congestion. A shipment of one of the Agricultural a...Read more

Cabinet approves Industrial Corridor nodes at Krishnapatnam & Tumakuru under CBIC

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved proposals of the Department of Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT) for construction of various trunk infrastructure components for:  Krishnapatnam Industrial Area in Andhra Pradesh with an estimate...Read more

PM flags off 100th Kisan Rail from Maharashtra to West Bengal

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi flagged off the 100th Kisan Rail from Sangola in Maharashtra to Shalimar in West Bengal today via video conferencing. Union Ministers, Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal were also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister termed the Kisan Rail Servi...Read more

MoPSW to facilitate RO-RO, RO-PAX & Ferry service companies

Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways (MoPSW) have been working continuously for the promotion of Coastal Shipping under the Sagarmala Programme. The Sagarmala program is the flagship program of the Ministry to promote port-led development in the country through harnessing India’s 7,500 Km long coastlin...Read more

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