SMAM (SUB-MISSION ON AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION) – A Boon to Indian Farmers
April 16, 2021
Government has also started to support and to inspire the Indian farmers for
adaption of the Farm Mechanization. In 2016-2017 farm power availability was
2.02 kW/ha and Indian Government is aiming to have 4.0 kW/ha by 2030. It has
also set the target to make income double of all Indian farmers by 2023.
Nonetheless, it has launched Sub-Mission on Agriculture Mechanization (SMAM) in
Major components of this mission are: (1) Promotion of Agri Mechanization through training, testing and Demonstration, (2) Dissemination of Post Harvesting Technology and Management, (3) Establishment of Farm Machinery and equipment banks for custom hiring, (4) Financial assistance for promotion of mechanized operations.