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Green boost: tea only in kulhads at train stations | India News


NEW DELHI: Tea will be sold in environmentally friendly “kulhads” (earthenware cups) instead of plastic cups at all train stations across the country, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Sunday.
While the minister said that this will be the contribution of the railways to make India plastic free, the national carrier has also electrified 18,065 km of the railway line in the last six years, a measure to make the railway operation neutral. in carbon. Goyal said there has been a 371% quantum leap in the electrification of railways between 2014 and 2020. Later, in a tweet, he said that only 3,835 km of railways were electrified between 2008 and 2014.

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