New Delhi: According to the DCM Shriram, to install drip irrigation in sugarcane farms of over 5,000 hectares in two Uttar Pradesh districts, the company has signed a memorandum of understanding with Rabobank and Rivulis Irrigation India.
The four units of the company located at Ajbapur, Rupapur, Hariawan and Loni in Lakhimpur Kheri and Hardoi districts will work on the programme. The proposed installation of drip irrigation is meant to give further fillip to the water conservation efforts.
Roshan Lal Tamak, ED and CEO for DCM Shriram’s sugar business, said in the statement, “The project aims to increase yield and conserve water used for sugar cultivation. With this project, the cost of sugarcane cultivation will reduce, thereby increasing the income of farmers.”
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