About the Practice
Problem Statement:

Manual harvesting of paddy by marginal farmers.


Yada Venkateshwar rao developed a machine which is self propelled and cuts the paddy as is cut manually by a sickle and puts aside for collection manually. It harvests the paddy like cutting manually with sickle. A three wheeler engine was used that consumes one litre diesel for one hour and can harvest one acre. 8-10 acres per day can be harvested thus increasing the speed of harvesting and catering to the shortage of labour which is faced by the farmer.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Yada Venkateshwarlu
Address: Tiruvur Village, Dist Khammam, Andhra Pradesh
City: Khammam
State: Andhra Pradesh
PIN Code 521235

Practice Details

Link: Affordable, Three wheeler engine, easily maintainable
Problem Scale: Rural areas

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/1494

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