The Agriculture Machinery Research Section is mandated to develop prototype machines based on the need of the farmers. As a part of research and development, five sets of imporved off grid cardamom dryers were installed in Chukha Dzongkhag. In coordination with Dzongkhag and extension officer, the awareness program was conducted on 3rd November, 2017 for the owners of cardamom dryers as well as cardamom growers. The program was attended by 47 farmers and presented them with the procedure and advantages of using this cardamom dryer. At the end of the program, feed backs were collected from farmers for further modifications and effective utilization. The same program will be continued in other Dzongkhags.
Posted on:10 Nov 2017