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Title: Establishment of Farm Machinery Training & Testing Institute in Tamil Nadu.
Type: Central Sector
Human resource development for selection, operation, maintenance, management and energy conservation aspects of farm machinery and testing/evaluation thereof.
- Imparting training to the farmers, rural youth, retired/ retiring defence personnel, state agricultural function-aries and foreign nationals sponsored under bilateral agreements, on various aspects of farm machinery.
- Testing of farm machinery/equipment with a view to ascertaining their performance characteristics and suggesting improvement thereof.
Pattern of assistance: 100 % Centrally funded.
Eligibility: Subordinate office of the Department of Agri. & Coopn.
Procedure to apply: The Institute is yet to commence operations.
Person to be contacted:
Machinery Division Deptt. of Agri. & Coopn. ,
Date of Start/Duration: Not yet started.
Implementation Status: Standing Finance Committee has approved the scheme on 16.9.1999 for its implementation. The Institute will become operational after the posts have been filled up. M/o Finance has advised to fill up 22 posts sanctioned earlier in 1994. Further action in this regard is being taken.
Additional information: The Institute will be located at Allundur, Trichy District Tamil Nadu, yet to become Operational.