Energy Sciences


e-Power Tiller


Energy Sciences

Focus Area:

e-Power Tiller

Social Benefits:

Low capital cost, Low operational cost compared to Tractor , Consume less fuel relative to tractor , Suited for Indian Soils, rugged terrain , Can be operated by single men even women can operate which is a big plus , Power tiller technology can ease the paddy cultivation to a great extent and make the life of farmers harmonious

Developing Agency:

CSIR- Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), West Bengal

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Development

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Brief Description

Description :

A power tiller is a two wheeled agriculture implement fitted with rotary tillers which gives a smooth resistance to farm activities. It is very popular among small and marginal farmers and is best replacement of traditional use of animals for performing farming activities. The availability of the power tiller in Indian Market is in the range of 6.6-9 kW capacity, which supports about 480 kg of weight on two drive wheels.

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