Thursday, October 28, 2021

4 spots identified for cargo terminals

Ahmedabad: As the Krishi UDAN 2.0 scheme was released by the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation on Wednesday, four locations in Gujarat have been identified for setting up of cargo terminals. These include Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar. The scheme proposes to facilitating and incentivizing movement of agri-produce by air transportation.

The ministry will facilitate the development of a hub-and-spoke model and a freight grid at the identified locations for cargo terminals.

“This scheme will open up new avenues of growth for the agriculture sector and help attain the goal of doubling farmers’ income by removing barriers in supply chain, logistics and transportation of farm produce,” said Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union minister of civil aviation.

28/10/21 Times of India

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