To alleviate the effect of the COVID-19 on Tamil Nadu’s small and marginal farmers and to help the farming community. During the critical rabi cropping season. TAFE (Tractors and Farm Equipment) declared, under its CSR program. A free tractor rental scheme through its Uzhavan App JFarm Services portal for 90 days beginning April 1. So, this scheme is to make available across 30 Tamil Nadu districts.
TAFE has put together a wide number of its Massey Ferguson and Eicher tractors. And will provide free leasing of more than 4,400 tractors and 10,500 vehicles. The firm would pay directly to the tenants renting out Massey Ferguson, Eicher Tractors and implements.
TAFE prepared to handle all organizational aspects of the introduction of the system. Across the state using its current digital network JFarm Services in the Uzhavan app.
As well as numerous on-ground touchpoints such as its field officers.With distributor network, etc. throughout the state. Who already works closely with Tamil Nadu’s farming community.
Mallika Srinivasan, president, and managing director, TAFE said:
So, TAFE aims to do its utmost to help the State’s small and marginal farmers. By providing free leasing services to Massey Ferguson. And so Eicher tractors to tide over the turmoil triggered by COVID-19.
They congratulate the Tamil Nadu Government. And its administration for their exceptional efforts to ensure that all health. So, administrative measures are conducted successfully.
TAFE has requested the advisory and administrative support of the Department of Agriculture, Government of Tamil Nadu. And so the district level officials to ensure small. Marginal farmers can avail of the offer on time.
JFarm dynamics plan:
In 1964, TAFE founded JFarm India in Chennai, Tamil Nadu to empower farmers. Also, with advanced farming technology to increase farm productivity. And meet the increasing demands of India for food. So, JFarm focuses on organic farming. Adapting current agricultural techniques to local farming environments. And exchanging that expertise with farmers.