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)

  • Handicrafts

  • Artefacts

  • Textiles

  • Handlooms

  • Traditional Garments

  • Local agricultural produce

  • Local toys

  • Leather products

  • Local Gems and Jewellery

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