One Station, One Product (OSOP) stalls

One Station, One Product (OSOP) stalls


The Prime Minister inaugurated ‘One Station, One Product’ (OSOP) stalls at 205 railway stations across Southern Railway, including 168 in Tamil Nadu, through video conferencing.


GS-02 (Government policies and interventions)

One Station One Product scheme:

  • Initiative Origin: The One Station One Product scheme was initiated by the Indian Railways, operating under the Ministry of Railways.
  • Objective: Launched with the vision to promote the ‘Vocal for Local’ campaign, the scheme aims to boost the sales of indigenous products.
  • Unique Outlets: The scheme provides specially designed sales outlets at railway stations, offering locals a platform to sell their unique products nationwide.
  • Design: Conceptualized by the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, the scheme focuses on showcasing local and indigenous manufacturing products.
  • Allocation Process: Under the scheme, eligible applicants are allotted sales outlets on a rotational basis, allowing fair opportunities for all.
  • Impact: The scheme aims to benefit local artisans, potters, weavers, tribals, and other communities by providing them with avenues for increased sales and exposure.