1189 ‘One Station One Product’ Outlets Operational At 1083 Stations

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1189 ‘One Station One Product’ Outlets Operational At 1083 Stations

So far, 41,280 direct beneficiaries have availed the opportunities being offered under the OSOP scheme

By PIB Delhi

Ministry of Railways has launched the “One Station One Product” (OSOP) scheme with the objective of promoting the ‘Vocal for Local’ vision of the Government of India, providing a market for local/indigenous products and creating additional income opportunities for the marginalised sections of the society. This scheme aims to provide enhanced opportunities for livelihood to local artisans, potters, weavers /handloom weavers, craftsmen, etc, through the provision of sale outlets at railway stations across the Country.

As of 30.11.2023, 1189 OSOP outlets have been made operational at 1083 stations. These OSOP outlets have been allotted to the local beneficiaries which inter-alia include 184 Artisans, 630 Craftsmen, 147 Weavers, 202 Agricultural/Forest product producers, etc.

As of 30.11.2023, a total of 1189 OSOP outlets are operational at 1083 stations.

The aim of the scheme is to provide enhanced opportunities for livelihood to local artisans, potters, weavers /handloom weavers, craftsmen, etc. through the provision of sale outlets at railway stations. So far, a total of 41,280 direct beneficiaries have availed of the opportunities being offered under the OSOP scheme.

It is the continuous endeavour of Indian Railways to proliferate the coverage of the OSOP scheme at railway stations across the country. As of 30.11.2023, 1189 OSOP outlets are operational at 1083 stations.

Development of stations and provision of Passenger amenities including provision of OSOP outlets are generally funded under Plan Head – 53 ‘Customer Amenities’.

This information was given by the Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronic & Information Technology, Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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