Container Corporation of India procures 98 Ventilated Isolated Containers designed for movement of fruits and vegetables
GN Bureau | August 12, 2017
To meet the demand of full vehicle load perishable traffic, Indian Railways has developed high capacity parcel vans, having capacity of 23 tonnes. These vans are attached to passenger trains subject to operational feasibility.
To facilitate transportation of milk through rail, specially designed high capacity milk tankers, having capacity of 44.66 KL are also running as special trains. At present, three Milk tanker trains are operational of which two of them run by Gujarat Corporative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (GCMMFL) from Palanpur to Bhim Sen and other by Mother Dairy from Daund to Baraut.
In addition to this, Indian Railways is also running special parcel train consisting of high capacity parcel vans for transportation of fruits in bulk like Mango, Banana and Orange among many others on demand, on a fixed path between specific origin-destination stations. Railways supply rakes for transportation of fruits on indent basis.
For transportation of horticulture produce in container, Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) has procured 98 ventilated isolated containers specially designed for movement of fruits and vegetables.
Every year, Babula Behera, a 45-year-old construction helper in Bhubaneswar, takes off from his work from July to October, and cultivates paddy on his half-acre land in his village in Chikiti block under Odisha’s Ganjam district. The harvest, he says, provides rice to his family of five for the entir
In the time of the Covid-19 pandemic, travelling can be hazardous, but the railways have come up with new coaches designed to help the passenger avoid the risk of infection to the maximum extent. The Indian Railways’ production unit, Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, has developed a &lsq
While India’s Covid-19 recovery rate has improved to 63.02%, there are 19 states that are doing better than that. They are led by the national capital, Delhi. Here is a list of these states, as on Monday evening: Ladakh (UT) 85.45% Delhi
Though India remains the third-most affected country in terms of Covid-19 infections, the situation seems to be improving as the number of people who have recovered from infection has rose to 5,34,620, with a recovery rate of 62.93 percent. “Focussed and coordinated steps taken in tand
Vice president M Venkaiah Naidu has urged the people to introspect on the life during the last few months under coronavirus induced confinement and assess if they have learned the right lessons and equipped themselves to deal with such uncertainties. Seeking to engage with people on the cau
The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted economies and healthcare systems across the world. Even in the countries, like the US, that have the highest spend on healthcare and public health emergency preparedness, the impact of coronavirus pandemic on health and livelihoods of people has been tremendous. There ar