The main focuses of the CRP on FM and PF are to accelerate the development /adaptation of need based technology through functional networking with stakeholders (Commodity Institutes, AICRP Centres, SAU/AUs and Commodity boards); to strengthen the manufacturing activities in the field of farm mechanization through ensuring quality in manufacturing testing and standardization of farm equipment; to create and test models of farm machinery promotion through custom hiring and farm machinery resource centre; demonstration and popularization of package of equipment based on different cropping systems.
Dr. Prem Shanker Tiwari
PI, Principal Scientist
Ph. D. (Farm Machinery and Power)