Rautahat: Following the footsteps of India and other sugarcane producing countries, Nepal starts using cane harvester to cut and load sugarcane.
According to the news report published in The Himalayan, cane harvester has been brought into operation in Rautahat for the first time in Nepal.
The initiative has been taken by the Baba Baijunath Sugar Chemicals Mills located at Rautahat’s Katahariya Municipality that has brought the cane harvester from Pune, India.
The inauguration of the harvester was done by Krishna Prasad Yadav, president; Nepali Congress Province 2 with the machine began cutting cane in the sugarcane field located on the banks of the Bagmati River.
This will help farmers to reduce their workload and time in cutting cane and sending it to the sugar mills for crushing, said Yadav.
The machine can cut up to 200 quintals of sugarcane and load them in an hour, said Baiju Babara, proprietor of the Mill.