Tirth Agro Tech floats joint venture with Grimme to develop root crop machines

Tirth Agro Technology Pvt Ltd and Grimme have announced a joint venture to develop and market root crop machines in India.

While the former is an agriculture implements manufacturer which owns the Shaktiman brand, the latter is a German farm machinery and technology provider.

The 50:50 joint venture will use the German technology from Grimme and state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities of Shaktiman to design and develop full-line solutions for potato and other root crops, including turmeric and garlic.

According to Dinesh Vashishtha, Chief Sales & Marketing officer, Tirth Agro Technology, “The JV will be able to bridge the big gaps in farm mechanisation for potato cultivation in India with availability of technically advance, indigenised and affordable machines.”

He added: “The JV aims to provide a complete fam machinery solution starting from seed beed preparation to post harvest solutions for root crops such as potato, onion, garlic and turmeric.”

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