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How Govt would promote Agribusiness via Farm Machinery India's farm equipment likely to grow to $18 Billion by 2025 from $13 Billion in 2019: FICCI

By Vinayak Sharma

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Speaking at "EMI AGRIMACH 2019' organized by FICCI, Parshottam Rupala, Minister of State for Agricu lture & Farmers' Welfare, Govt. of India, mentioned about government's plan to promote the utilization of additional farm machinery in the future to gain improvement in awareness about diversified usage of mechanization and credit support in order to access advanced technologies without hindrance.

According to Rupala, because of the scarcity of information regarding the advantages of using equipment and practices in terms of production and yield, agribusiness is not flourishing. He said that capacity building of local manufacturers in terms of quality and production would not only produce better equipment but also let them gain access to a larger market.

Parshottam Rupala pointed out that sustainable mechanization technologies needs to be developed and promoted to address the challenges associated with crop residue burning.

Itay Investment in Agriculture Sector

According to Alessandro Liberatori, Trade Commissioner, said "Italian Trade Agency, India and Italy have been sharing strong bilateral trade relations. Companies have been increasingly fostering their interests in India and Italian investments are expanding in India. Companies are specifically increasing their investments in Agriculture sector."

He added that Italy will focus on developing newer customized technologies and support the Indian agriculture sector.

Alessandro Malavolti, President, FEDERUNACOMA, Italy, said that mechanization is not only important to increase productivity but it is also important to combat the problems of climate change.

India is also one of the largest manufacturers of equipment such as tractors, harvesters and tillers. Domestic sales of tractors have increased from 3 lakh units in FY09 to 7.8 lakh units in FY19, registering a phenomenal CAGR of 10 per cent%. Farm mechanization in India is in the initial stages, with the mechanization level ranging from 40–45 per cent which is very low compared to that in developed economies, where mechanization has reached beyond 90 per cent

Vinayak Sharma

Entrepreneur Staff

Correspondent, Entrepreneur India


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