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    Agri varsity holds a training workshop on farm machinery.

  • Date : 11 February, 2020

    College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), organised a two-day capacity building programme on “Tractors and farm machinery” for field engineers and managers of service, strategy and warranty departments of Mahindra and Mahindra (Swaraj).

    A total of 25 engineers from Punjab, Haryana, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka attend the programme.

    Ashok Kumar, dean, College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, interacted with the participants and highlighted the role of PAU in the development of farm mechanisation in Punjab and at national level. He also shared the university’s association with tractor and farm machinery manufacturers for the development of farm technologies.

    Coordinators of the programme said the programme was framed as per the needs of the industry to make engineers capable of handling field issues with insight knowledge on tractor and farm machinery applications, need and scope of advanced farm technologies and precision agriculture in futuristic Indian agriculture.

    Source ( The Tribune India)


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