About the Practice
Problem Statement:

Use of bullet motorcycle and indigenous harrow for various agricultural operations in farm.


Shankarbhai Valjibhai, residing in chachka village of chuda taluka, made an indigenous harrow that be easily fitted in bullet motorcycle. This harrow can easily remove weeds of the farms and with the help of bullet motorcycle, insecticides can be sprayed. This process saves time as well as labour cost. To draw harrow, small wheels are attached to the back of frame, which are adjustable. Interculturing operation can be done effectively with this bullet motorcycle, as removing of weeds without damaging the cotton (<i>Gossypium hirsutum</i>) crop. Innovator himself has attached this harrow to the bullet motorcycle. It is a self developed method. While driving the motorcycle, less speed is kept.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Shankarbhai Valajibhai Patel
Address: Mu. Chachaka Chuda Surendranagar Gujarat
City: Surendranagar
State: Gujarat
PIN Code 363410

Practice Details

Link: Smaller than the tillers and tractors, but stronger than draft animals Fuel efficient, sturdy, easy to handle and operate Easy to assemble and dismantle. (can be also used as a regular motorcycle) Multi farm operation: Farming, inter-culturing and sowing operation Because of light weight, it prevents soil compaction, can be used for orchards and plantations crops
Manufacturing Capacity: b) Design Support c) Sub-contracting e) Franchising
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Problem Scale: Wide application in Garlic Producing Area
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GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/995

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