15th April 2014, Rajgurunagar
An Memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research (DOGR), Rajgurunagar and M/S R.K. Engineering works, Rajgurunagar for onion grader manufacturing developed by DOGR on 15th April, 2014.
As per MoU, DOGR extended a non-exclusive license to R.K. Engineering works, Thigal Sthal, Rajgurunagar, Pune for manufacturing of motorized onion grader. R.K. Engineering works as a small scale industry which is involved in manufacturing of Agricultural implements. The Motorized onion grader works with the 1HP motor and grades the onion into four grades.
The MoU has been formulated as per the ICAR guidelines. DOGR is confident that the MoU will promote the widespread adoption of this onion grader in India and ensure the availability of grader to the end users.
(Source: DOGR, Rajgurunagar)