The Authorities of India introduced the idea of “One Station One Product” within the current price range with the purpose of selling tourism and selling native industries. Vizag would be the first railway station of the East Coast Railway to implement the idea with Atikoppaka toys. The idea is ready to launch on the east coast with Visakhapatnam making every railway station a promotional hub.
Railway stations will act as a advertising channel and it’s stated that stalls are allotted the place native produce, totally different for the realm involved, can be bought. Railway Board has suggested to establish one station on every Zonal Railway to implement the identical idea, initially as a pilot undertaking for a interval of 15 days.
East Coast Railway’s Vizag railway station has been recognized as the primary station within the area to implement the “One Station One Product” idea with Atikoppaka toys. Initially it was began on pilot foundation for a interval of 15 days. A serious station with vacationer locations, training centres, well being providers and common circulate of passengers from totally different components of India, Vizag matches the idea. It’s the nearest main station to the well-known Etikoppaka toy manufacturing village, therefore selling them as a product of this Zonal Railway. Etikoppaka toys and related handicraft merchandise can be displayed and bought on the station.
Short-term stalls can be arrange by the Railways and kiosks can be arrange in simply accessible areas on the station whereas boarding and deboarding the practice. The craftsmen and craftsmen can be recognized with the assistance of native self-help teams (SHGs), NGOs and cooperatives who’re concerned in making the recognized merchandise.
events are requested to submit their functions together with product particulars to the Senior Divisional Business Supervisor, Waltair. If there’s a lot of functions, the allotment is alleged to be carried out solely by an open lottery or public draw system. Divisional Railway Supervisor Shri Anoop Satpathy appealed to these specializing in wooden crafting in and round Vizag to make the most of this distinctive alternative and market their product.