16th October, 2019, Coimbatore
Dr. N. Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore laid the Foundation Stone of the covered shed for the Establishment of Farm Machinery and Post Harvest Equipment & Machinery Testing Centre at ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering Regional Centre, Coimbatore today.
Dr. Kumar accentuated on the importance and need of farm mechanization and the post harvest equipment in the present crop production.
Dr. K. Alagusundaram, Deputy Director General (Engineering), ICAR highlighted the farm machinery and post harvest equipment testing’s role in the subsidy programme of the Government of India.
Dr. M. Din, Director, ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal urged for the distribution of the quality equipments through the subsidy as the quality assessment testing is essential.
Dr. B. Shridar, Dean, Agricultural Engineering College & Research Institute, TNAU, Coimbatore was also present during the occasion.
The dignitaries were displayed the technologies developed by the Institute.
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering Regional Centre, Coimbatore)