A centre of excellence and manufacturing facility for farm machinery will be set up in Telangana by Tirth Agro Technology Pvt Ltd (Shaktiman).
Tirth has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Telangana government in this regard.
In a statement, Telangana Industries Minister KT Rama Rao said that it has been the government’s priority to encourage local manufacturing and promised all support to Shaktiman.
The centre of excellence and the manufacturing facility would come up on a 200 acre site. The machinery will include rotary tillers, power harrows, mechanical seed drills, compost shredders, flail mowers etc.
It will also set up field demonstration plots, horticulture plots and water harvesting plots.