728 Railway Stations across States and UTs covered under One Station One Product
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Under the One Station One Product’ (OSOP) scheme of Indian Railways, 728 stations are covered with 785 OSOP outlets in 21 States and 3 Union Territories across the country so far.
An overview of the news
Its aim is to promote the government’s ‘Vocal for Local’vision.
Under this scheme, OSOP stalls at railway stations offer a diverse range of unique products related to handicrafts, textiles, traditional wear and local agricultural produce and processed food items.
The stalls have been uniformly designed through the National Institute of Design to ensure sustainability and promote visibility and accessibility of the scheme.
About One Station One Product Scheme
The scheme was launched with a vision to promote 'Vocal for Local'.
This will help local manufacturers sell their products and create additional income opportunities for the marginalized sections of the society.
Under the scheme, allotment is made to all the eligible applicants on a rotation basis.
The scheme was launched on25 March 2022 in pilot mode.
This scheme is doing welfare of local artisans, potters, weavers, tribals etc.
The products under the OSOP scheme
Food items (Seasonal or Processed or semi processed foods)
Local agricultural produce
Local Gems and Jewellery
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