Chennai, September 2023: 3332 VST Power Tillers were distributed by the Agricultural Engineering Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu to small and marginal farmers across the state at a subsidized rate.
VST Power Tillers are the most affordable and efficient farm equipment suited for small and marginal farmers in India. These machines can be used for bund formation, inter-cultivation, earthing up, & de-weeding, and puddling. It is a multi-crop specialist best suited for ginger, turmeric, sugarcane, vegetable crops, cotton, red gram, and horticulture crops.
The power tiller delivery event was organized across the state with the aim of bolstering agricultural productivity, easing the challenges faced by farmers, and increasing small farm mechanization in the state. The delivery of power tillers was inaugurated by the Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru. Mr. M.K. Stalin in Chennai. Ministers, MPs, MLAs, and local body representatives participated in the mega-delivery event across Tamil Nadu. The Farmers selected for this program are from the beneficiary villages of the ‘Kalaignarin All Village Integrated Farm Development Scheme (KAVIADP).’
VST Tillers Tractors Limited was established in the year 1967 by the VST Group of companies. With a legacy of more than 55 years, VST continues to drive farm mechanization and empowerment of Indian farmers. The organization is the largest Indian manufacturer of Tillers, and 4WD Compact Tractors, and amongst the leading producers of the other category of Tractors, Engines, Transmission, Power Reaper, and Precision Components. VST also exports products to European, Asian, and African markets.