Name : Indrajit Balvirsingh Khas
District & State : Aurangabad, Maharashtra
Category : Agricultural (General)
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Price : Rs. 75,000/-(ex-factory price + packaging). The price does not include transportation costs, taxes, etc.
Delivery Period : 15 days
labors have to dig the soil to sow ginger/turmeric. This is tedious; time consuming and back breaking task due to regular bending posture at the time of sowing. Mr. Inderjit hence decided to work on this problem and thus came up with a ginger/turmeric sowing machine.
It is a tractor mounted turmeric/ginger planter with adjustable row spacing. This planter can perform following function :
• Open a furrow
• Meter the seed.
•Deliver the seed and place it appropriately in, the furrow.
- This equipment consists of following parts viz. Feeder, metering mechanism, chain drive, bevel gears, rotating discs, adjustable furrow openers etc.
- It is a tractor mounted turmeric/ginger planter with adjustable row spacing from 4.5 to 5.5 ft.
- A wheel is provided at the base which can adjust the plant to plant distance, which can be varied from 6 inch, 9 inch and 12 inch.
|Type of work||Manual Labors||Machine|
|Labors required for 1 acre||27-30||5 including tractor driver|
|Labor cost||3800 to 4000||900 – 1000|
|Work done in a day||1 acre||4 acres|
|Required turmeric/ginger||10 to 11 quintals||8.5 quintals|
|Depth of sowing||Not defined||4.5 inches|
|Plant to plant distance||Not defined||6 inches, 9 inches, 12 inches|