India Publish and the Indian Railways have come collectively to ship merchandise made by ladies artisans in self-help teams throughout the nation just lately.
Throughout a current go to to Lucknow, Minister of Railways, Communications, and Electronics & Info Expertise Ashwini Vaishnaw made the announcement whereas selling the UP authorities’s One District One Product (ODOP) scheme.
“Indian Railways and India Publish are two establishments which have developed loads with the calls for of time and know-how. As per the recommendation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, each these departments ought to work carefully in a extra built-in method. I would like this integration to start from Uttar Pradesh,” he stated throughout a gathering of officers from Indian Railways and India Publish at a programme held on the common publish workplace (GPO) on January 6.
“Over 12 lakh workers of Indian Railways, together with two lakh workers of India Publish, can present us with the world’s finest system to ship items from and to the remotest corners of the nation,” he stated.
Kaushalendra Kumar Sinha, Chief Postmaster Normal, UP, informed the media that the minister had instructed the 2 departments to work out a way for higher integration of companies.
UP is house to 53,000 registered SHGs, and this initiative will favour ladies artisans by delivering their merchandise to corners of the nation the place they weren’t accessible to date. Other than this, it should additionally push the prevailing supply system by way of prepare.
For lengthy, SHGs had been compelled to promote their merchandise in native markets for reasonable costs and in some instances to startups, which might get merchandise from these SHGs at decrease costs and promote them with a large revenue margin.
“The combination work will profit the ODOP (scheme). The merchandise are made beneath the ODOP scheme and will likely be delivered in a way more efficient method throughout the nation. This won’t solely profit the artisans and employees concerned in manufacturing of the merchandise but additionally assist to construct model Uttar Pradesh,” stated Vivek Kumar Daksh, Postmaster Normal, HQ area, Lucknow.