Photo voltaic-powered crop processing unit to return up in Hoshiarpur village

Photo voltaic-powered crop processing unit to return up in Hoshiarpur village

Tribune Information Service

Jalandhar, February 24

With an goal to advertise crop diversification, Hoshiarpur-based Lambra Kangri Multipurpose Cooperative Society goes to arrange a photo voltaic power-based processing unit at Dudiana Kalan village. Farmers within the district will now have a unit close to them the place their crop will probably be processed at less expensive charges.

The unit can have three flour mills, rice shellers, oil expellers and 4 masala/pulses grinders. Whole value of the venture is Rs 73 lakh and it has been handed beneath the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) scheme of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

Farmers would be capable of get their crop processed into wheat flour, maize flour, rice flour, mustard oil and each kind of masala at reasonably priced value. The society operates in Lambra, Kangri, Dudiana Kalan and Baggewal villages of the district.

Jaswinder Singh, venture supervisor of the society stated, “The unit will inspire farmers to domesticate different crops like mustard, turmeric, chillies and pulses. Additionally, crops will probably be processed at cheaper charges than what farmers pay exterior.”

He stated, “Uncooked materials will probably be procured from farmers. Machines will expel, grind and mill the uncooked materials after which the ultimate product will probably be prepared.”

“We’ve a correct plan. First the crop will probably be processed after which within the subsequent part, it will likely be marketed,” he added.

He stated, “The unit will probably be constructed on 13 marla at Dudiana Kalan village. Tenders have been floated and in a day or two, the method will probably be accomplished.”

He additional stated, “The society was established in 1920 by forefathers of Jaswinder Singh. Since then, it has been working for the welfare of the folks within the space. At current Kahn Singh Pannu, IAS (retd), is managing the society.”

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