TAFE announces free tractor rental scheme for small and marginal farmers of Tamil Nadu

TAFE (Tractors and Farm Machines Restricted) on Saturday declared a cost-free tractor rental scheme to


TAFE (Tractors and Farm Machines Restricted) on Saturday declared a cost-free tractor rental scheme to aid tiny farmers of Tamil Nadu throughout this critical cropping time amid the next wave of Covid in the place.

In a push launch, the Amalgamations Team organization claimed, the cost-free tractor rental scheme is in addition to its before contribution of oxygen concentrators, procurement of oxygen cylinders and aid to the prepared mass immunisation plan. The full outlay to all of TAFE’s contributions to COVID reduction is Rs.fifteen crore.

“With the encouragement and aid of the Tamil Nadu Governing administration, TAFE is content to offer you cost-free-of-price rental products and services to the tiny and marginal farmers of Tamil Nadu. TAFE will offer you its Massey Ferguson and Eicher tractors along with farm implements to aid the tiny and marginal farmers through this critical time and very important cropping time,” Mallika Srinivasan, Chairman and Running Director, TAFE was quoted in the assertion.

The cost-free tractor rental scheme would include approximately 1,20,000 acres and will profit close to 50,000 farmers. It will be accessible from Could 2021 through July 2021 across Tamil Nadu. TAFE will offer you its 16,500 Massey Ferguson and Eicher tractors and 26,800 implements on a “free-of-cost” rental basis to tiny farmers proudly owning two acres or much less.

Farmers can lease or hire tractors or farm implements making use of TAFE’s electronic system on the TN Govt’s Uzhavan application or the toll-cost-free helpline 1800-4200-a hundred. The scheme will be implemented with the aid of the Agriculture Division of Tamil Nadu and their district officials, the organization extra.