In a statement, the corporate said it had launched a free tractor rental service in these states from April 1, 2020, for a period of 90 days through its JFarm Services platform.
Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE) has cultivated one lakh acres of land without charge over 60 days during the present cropping season in Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. The initiative was aimed toward mitigating the impact of the pandemic on operations of small and marginal farmers during the critical rabi harvest and Kharif sowing season, the company said.
In a statement, the corporate said it had launched a free tractor rental service in these states from April 1, 2020, for a period of 90 days through its JFarm Services platform. “The scheme received an awesome response from the farming community and within 60 days of its implementation, over 100,000 acres are cultivated and rental service has been provided benefitting thousands of farmers during this crucial cropping season,” the corporate said.
TAFE said that it had been ready to implement the scheme for little and marginal farmers with the executive support of respective state governments and added that each one benefits received are directly given to the farmers. a little farmer during a state like Tamil Nadu stands to save lots of Rs 4,000-5,000 thanks to the initiative, TAFE said.