6th February 2015, Coimbatore
The XXX workshop of All India Coordinated Research Project on Farm Implements and Machinery was held at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore during Feb 4-6, 2015.
The progress under Research & Development, Prototype Manufacturing Workshop, Prototype Feasibility Testing and Front Line Demonstration activities under the scheme was presented by various centres of AICRP
The technical programmes to be taken up for the next two years by different centres was also finalised during the Workshop. The special emphasis was given on Sugarcane and Cotton mechanization in association with the related industry.
Three publications namely Research Highlights...2015, Directory of Crop Production Machinery Manufacturers in India and AICRP on FIM - At a glance compiled by the Coordinating Cell were also released during the session.
The workshop was attended by around 100 participants from Research & Development organisations from different SAUs and ICAR institutes, farm machinery manufacturers etc.
(Source: ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal)