CSE-2019 | Prelims Daily Quiz 61

Question:

Q. Consider the following statements about ‘freight village’ that was recently in news:

1. It is related to rail transport.

2. There is only one freight village in India.

3. Varanasi freight village will be developed my Ministry of Railways.

 

Select the correct statement/s using the code given below:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

b) 1 and 2 only

  • Freight villages are basically cargo aggregators which offer various logistic choices to a shipper/ cargo owner; i.e. choice of rail-road; rail-waterway; road-waterway. Thus, it is related to rail transport apart from road and waterway.
  • Government has approved the development of a freight village in Varanasi. It will be the first freight village in India.
  • The Varanasi freight village will be developed by the Inland Waterways Authority of India .