The Budget 2020 has started rolling out in the parliament and the first of the big announcement is for the farm sector. A ‘Krishi Udan’ scheme has been announced for the agriculture and allied sector.
The scheme to be launched by Ministry of Civil aviation would transport farm produce across the country and abroad through air mode. International and national routes would be assigned for the scheme.
A similar scheme would be launched by the Indian Railways. The scheme would be named ‘Krishi Rail’. Under this refrigerated bogies (wagon) would be reserved for transportation of perishable farm goods. Further details about the schemes would be rolled out in the time to come.