Tractor mounted rotary weeder

Name : Ratanlal Yadav468852-ratan-lal-yadav

District & State :  Ajmer, Rajasthan

Category : Agricultural (General)

Award :   Consolation

Award Function :   9th National Grassroots Innovation Awards

Award Year : 2017

Innovator Profile

983652-Tractor-Mounted-Rotary-WRatanlalYadav (61) is farmer by profession and also undertakes repairing and fabrication of agricultural machineries. The novelty in his weeder lies in the shape of the blade, which is at a certain angle to the drum resulting in easy weed removal and proper pulverisation of the soil.

52-Tractor-Mounted-Rotary-2Having no formal education himself, Ratanlal tried to make available whatever educational opportunities were possible in or near his village to his son and daughters. He took to farming early in his life and later also to the repair and manufacturing of agriculture machineries. He lives with his wife, children, his brothers and their families. All of them support their farm activities and the fabrication workshop.

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