Three MNCs to produce advanced farm implements in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: With a view to provide advanced agricultural machines
and implements to farmers, Madhya Pradesh government on Friday signed MoUs with
three reputed companies of the world in the presence of the Chief Minister Shivraj
Singh Chouhan at Haldhar Krishi Expo.
MoUs have been signed by the Directorate of
Agricultural Engineering with Maschio-Gaspardo of Italy, Kubota of Japan and
Fiat (India) Private Limited of New Holland for their excellence in manufacturing
advanced farm implements and technologies.
Maschio-Gaspardo has 13 plants in the country.
Recently it established a new plant at Pune. The company would help boost
production of soybean, maize and cotton through advanced technologies and
machines. It would make available SP Numatic, multi crop power harrows,
fertilizers spreaders and shredders to the Directorate of Agricultural
Kubota company of Japan would help the Agriculture
Department in enhancing productivity of paddy in the state. Internationally
renowned for manufacturing tractors and other farm implements the company has
recently set up a plant at Chennai. It will provide self propelled rice
transplanters and seedling machines to increase productivity of paddy through
mechanized paddy plantation in the state.
As per the MoU signed with Fiat Company of New Holland
the company would help the farmers with the cooperation of the state government
to boost production of sugarcane, cotton, maize and soybean. The company has
agreed to make available 18 machines including sugarcane harvester, baler-rack,
cotton picker, fodder maize harvester, Numatic cotton planter and sugar