180 ‘One Station One Product’ outlets under NFR

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Maligaon, December 9 (MExN): Under the jurisdiction of NF Railway, 180 One Station One Product (OSOP) outlets are functioning as on December 1 spreading over 133 railway stations. 128 OSOP outlets are operational in Assam, 31 in West Bengal, 13 in Bihar. 

Some major stations include Guwahati, Dibrugarh, New Tinsukia, Barpeta Road, Rangapara North, Kokrajhar in Assam, New Alipurduar, New Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, Coochbehar in West Bengal, Barosi, Katihar in Bihar. As many as 739 beneficiaries got benefited through all the outlets over NF Railway under OSOP scheme.

All the stalls under OSOP scheme are showcasing and marketing varieties of distinct and invaluable products which are locally manufactured. A variety of Assamese pitha, traditional Assamese Gamosa, traditional Bodo, Rajbongshi Dress, Jhapi, Local textile, Jute Products (Cap, Gamosa, Doll), handloom, Darjeeling tea, local made Designer Bangles, necklace, ear ring, hair clips, bamboo& cane products etc. as well as other local food items are catching the attention of passengers. 

Since the start of the pilot scheme 1037 stations are covered with 1134 OSOP outlets in 21 States and 3 Union Territories across the country. Cumulative direct beneficiaries all over India till date are 39,847, stated a press release issued by Sabyasachi De, Chief Public Relations Officer, NFR.