TAFE (Tractors and Farm Products Limited) on Saturday announced a no cost tractor rental scheme to aid tiny farmers of Tamil Nadu all through this crucial cropping year amid the next wave of Covid in the region.

In a push launch, the Amalgamations Team corporation mentioned, the no cost tractor rental scheme is in addition to its earlier contribution of oxygen concentrators, procurement of oxygen cylinders and aid to the planned mass immunisation system. The complete outlay toward all of TAFE’s contributions to COVID relief is Rs.fifteen crore.

“With the encouragement and aid of the Tamil Nadu Governing administration, TAFE is delighted to present no cost-of-price tag rental expert services to the tiny and marginal farmers of Tamil Nadu. TAFE will present its Massey Ferguson and Eicher tractors along with farm implements to aid the tiny and marginal farmers by means of this crucial time and essential cropping year,” Mallika Srinivasan, Chairman and Running Director, TAFE was quoted in the assertion.

The no cost tractor rental scheme would cover close to one,20,000 acres and will advantage all-around fifty,000 farmers. It will be available from Might 2021 by means of July 2021 throughout Tamil Nadu. TAFE will present its 16,500 Massey Ferguson and Eicher tractors and 26,800 implements on a “free-of-cost” rental basis to tiny farmers proudly owning 2 acres or a lot less.

Farmers can rent or retain the services of tractors or farm implements utilizing TAFE’s digital system on the TN Govt’s Uzhavan application or the toll-no cost helpline 1800-4200-100. The scheme will be applied with the aid of the Agriculture Division of Tamil Nadu and their district officials, the corporation added.