Center’s new gift to agriculture sector, now tractor testing will be done in just 75 days, know what will be the benefit to the farmers
Taking an important decision, the Union Ministry of Agriculture (Ministry of Agriculture) has reduced the testing time of tractors. Now the testing will be completed in just 75 days instead of 9 months. Due to which new models of tractors will soon come in agriculture. This will make the work of the farmers easier. Companies will be able to launch new tractors in the market according to the convenience of the farmers and new technology. Whenever a new tractor (Tractor Udyog) comes in the market, it is first tested in Budni, Madhya Pradesh. It can be launched in the market only after getting the OK report from here.
There is a Central Agricultural Machinery Training and Testing Institute (CFMTTI) at Budhani working under the Union Ministry of Agriculture. The government has given this gift to the farmers and tractor companies under the Amrit festival of independence. There has been a lot of progress in the tractor sector in the last few years. Now electric and CNG tractors are coming in the market. So that farmers do not have to bear the cost of diesel. Engineering students in some universities are also involved in developing tractors as per the requirement of the farmers. In such a situation, this decision of the government will give a big relief.
Tractors need to be tested here
Central Agricultural Machinery Training and Testing Institute is functioning since 1955. It keeps pace with the changing needs of machines in the agriculture sector. Instructs companies to modify equipment. Tractor companies have to register their tractors with this institute of Mercury to test their tractors. Then after paying the test fee comes the test number. Earlier this process used to take 9 months which has now reduced to just two and a half months. These instructions will come into effect from August 15. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has expressed happiness over this decision.
On an average eight lakh tractors are being sold annually.
The sale of tractors is linked to the progress of the agriculture sector. Farmers buy tractors when they have money. The average price of a tractor is Rs.8 lakh. For the last two-three years, an average of 8 lakh tractors are being sold in the country annually. We see that every year new tractor models and features are coming.
Now the era of small tractors is coming. Because the agricultural holding in India is decreasing. In such a situation, now with this decision of the government, farmers will get their tractors faster. India is also a major exporter of tractors. Now Indian tractor companies will be able to develop and sell new models to other countries as soon as possible.