Mahindra & Mahindra Farm Tools Sector (FES) on Tuesday inaugurated its first devoted farm equipment plant (non-tractor) in Pithampur in Madhya Pradesh.
The plant, unfold over 23 acres, can manufacture 1,200 mixed harvesters and three,300 rice transplanters per yr. It’ll additionally roll out new merchandise designed at Mahindra’s world know-how Facilities of Excellence in Finland, Japan and Turkey.
The Pithampur plant was inaugurated by Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare.
The plant that has entry to a various provider base will allow the corporate to fabricate sturdy and high-quality inexpensive ‘Made in India, for India’ farm equipment, the corporate launch stated. It’s also anticipated to make use of 1,100 folks
“Mahindra has been the chief within the Tractorisation of India for a number of a long time and is now decided to be a frontrunner within the mechanisation of farming. We intention to develop our farm equipment enterprise by 10x in 5 years and the brand new farm equipment plant in Pithampur is a key pillar within the execution of this technique,” stated Hemant Sikka, President, Farm Tools Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.