Agricultural Sciences


Dry Maize Milling Plant


Agricultural Sciences, Engineering Sciences

Focus Area:

Maize Milling

Social Benefits:

The system employs indigenous machinery. Modifications have been made to the rice polisher to make it suitable for maize milling and the said modifications are covered by a patent. The ToT involves giving the details of the patent on payment of license fees. The yield of products and co products are comparable to that obtained in large capacity imported machinery. The minimum economic capacity of the plant is 1TPH based on maize input.

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Karnataka

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

Since the machinery are available indigenously, all rice mill machinery manufacturers can be licensees. The market for such mills is pan India and in other developing countries, where maize is grown and consumed predominantly

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