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Sugarcane Mechanization Day

The Institute in collaboration with Harinagar Sugar Mills, West Champaran, Bihar has organized “Sugarcane Mechanization Day” on September 26, 2014 at Harinagar Sugar Mills. Approx 2000 progressive farmers from various Sugar Mills of Bihar participated in the meet. The Institute displayed many equipments developed for cane cultivation. Three manufactures also displayed their products. Dr. Sushil Solomon, Director, IISR, Lucknow was the chief Guest and Sh. Vijai Kumar, A.D.A (Cane Development) and Sh. Sameer Kumar, Dy. Director of Bihar Govt were Guest of Honour. The meeting was presided over by Sh. S.N. Poddar, Chief G.M. Harinagar Sugar Mills. The dais was shared by Dr. O.K. Sinha, P.C. (Sugarcane), Dr. Surendra Singh, Technical Adviser, TAMM, Dr. P.R. Singh, Head, Division of Agricultural Engineering, IISR, Lucknow Sh. J.L. Jain, G.M. (Cane) and Sh. Manan Singh, G.M. (Farm) graced the occasion. Three manufacturers having M.O.A. with the Institute namely M/S Motor & General Sales Ltd, Lucknow, M/S Shubham Agricultural Implements (P) Limited, Lucknow and M/S Punjab Engineers, Meerut have displayed their products related to sugarcane farming. Harinagar Sugar Mills also displayed few equipments. Commercial power weeder, power tillers, self propelled reaper binder and laser land levellers were also exhibited. Farmers took a lot of interest in the equipments for various operations of sugarcane farming. Many farmers approached manufacturers for purchase of the sugarcane planter, trencher, trench planter, sugarcane manager etc. Some of them have booked also.