PM Modi flags off 100th run of Kisan Rail in Maharashtra
The 100th run of the Kisan Rail was flagged off from Sangola in Maharashtra to Shalimar in West Bengal virtually. Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal were also present at the event.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday flagged off the 100th run of Kisan Rail in Maharashtra and said the move is a big step toward empowering farmers of the country.
Currently, of only a handful of trains plying across the India connecting states like Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar and Nagpur, there are nine Kisan Rail running on nine routes.
“I congratulate crores of farmers of the country. Despite Covid-19 challenge Kisan Rail network has expanded in the last four months,” PM Modi said, adding that Kisan Rail is a big step towards empowering farmers and increasing their income.