The ICAR Institute organized the “Training Programme-cum-Technology Demonstration Meet on Agricultural Machinery” on twenty eighth March 2022.

The National Campaign on “Farm Mechanization” organized by the ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh from twenty eighth March to 4th April 2022 concluded at this time. Marking his presence because the Chief Guest through the Webinar on “Agricultural Mechanization in India – Challenges and Perspectives”, Dr. V.Okay. Tewari, Director, IIT, Kharagpur delivered a Talk on “Challenges and Opportunities of Smart Farm Mechanization in India”. 

In his Talk, Dr. Tewari pressured that India ought to give you the Make in India initiative on sensors for use for the Smart Farm Machinery.

The challenges in entrance of the completely different stakeholders like farmers, academia, researchers, producers, and the Government to attain the objective of getting good farm mechanization within the nation had been additionally highlighted by Dr. Tewari.

The Guest of Honor, Shri T.R. Kesavan, Group President (CR), TAFE Limited, Chennai delivered a Talk on “Tractor and Agricultural Machinery Industry – Status and Way Forward”. The current standing of producing within the nation was underlined in Shri Kesavan’s Talk.

Dr. S.N. Jha, Deputy Director General (Agricultural Engineering), ICAR underlined the requirement for automation in Indian Agriculture. The want for taking extra solution-oriented analysis for mechanized agriculture was pressured by Dr. Jha. He additionally urged modifying the Course Curriculum of the Graduate and Post-Graduate Studies to organize the suitable human useful resource for future analysis.

Dr. Kanchan Okay. Singh, ADG (Farm Engineering), ICAR additionally shared his view on the longer term method towards mechanization of the nation.

The Webinar registered participation by 230 members.

Earlier, to focus on the significance and utilization of agricultural instruments, varieties of gear, and varieties of equipment, the Institute organized the “Training Programme-cum-Technology Demonstration Meet on Agricultural Machinery” on twenty eighth March 2022.

Delivering the inaugural tackle, Dr. C.R. Mehta, Director, ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal highlighted the significance of the newly developed agricultural equipment and know-how for enhancing manufacturing and productiveness. The advantages of pure farming and agricultural Entrepreneurship had been additionally accentuated by Dr. Mehta.

The Special Guest, Shri Vishnu Khatri, MLA, Berasia Constituency distributed the agricultural instruments to the trainee farmers beneath the Schedules Caste Sub Plan Scheme.

Dr. Gajendra Singh, Former Deputy Director General (Agricultural Engineering), ICAR, and Dr. Gyanendra Singh, Former Director, ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal additionally shared their views on the longer term method towards mechanization within the nation.

More than 450 Farmers, Scientists, and Officials had been demonstrated the fashionable know-how and equipment within the fields. The members had been additionally apprised concerning the newest Drone Technology appropriate for agricultural work.


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