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Mumbai, Nov 27 – Under the ‘One Station One Product’ (OSOP) scheme launched by the Railways Ministry in March last year, 74 railway stations across Maharashtra have been covered with 79 OSOP outlets so far.
Through this scheme, the Railways aims to promote the ‘Vocal for Local’ vision of the Government of India, provide a market for local or indigenous products and create additional income opportunities for the marginalised sections of society.
Under the scheme, OSOP outlets at railway stations showcase, sell and give high visibility to indigenous, local products.
In Maharashtra, various products at OSOP outlets at railway stations include banana, grapes, papad, pickles at Ahmadnagar; Sambarvadi at Badnera, leather products at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai; homemade agarbatti, dhoop, soap, phenyl at Chinchwad; leather products at Churchgate, khadi products at Goregaon; seasonal fruits and food products like papaya, grapes, apples, pickles, papad, etc., at Igatpuri; handmade Kolhapuri chappal at Kolhapur; wooden toys at Kankavali and Kudal; chikki & fudge products at Lonavala; Paithani sarees at Nashik Road; Lord Vitthal idols, kumkum, agarbatti & other puja items at Pandharpur; bamboo products at Nagpur; textiles & handlooms at Parel; handmade purse bags (made from paper & cloth) at Pimpri; kandi pedha at Satara; papad at Shegaon; Solapuri chadar, bedsheets & towels at Solapur; Warli art & craft at Vapi & Borivali, soft toys at Vasai Road & Nallasopara, said a press release here on Sunday.