New tractors under Sikander series by Sonalika

Chennai: Sonalika ITL commercial and strategic alliances president Mudit Gupta said,"Technology, innovation and customisation are at the heart of what we do at Sonalika. We produce and offer the most productive and reliable products across the globe which get manufactured at our integrated tractor manufacturing plant located at Hoshiarpur. The Sikander series is an added testimony to our existing wide range of tractors."

He said this during the launch of the brand's new Sikander series at an event in Chennai on Tuesday. "Tamilnadu is dominated by tractors in the 41-50 HP segment, hence it becomes a priority market for us and we are committed to bring our best offering to the farmers in the region. We have registered 100 per cent growth in the last two fiscal years and our growth in January 2018 has been 154 per cent, the major boost was due to the auspicious occasion of Pongal, while YTM January, we have grown by 85 per cent. Overall we have registered 45 per cent growth in January 2018," he said.

"Sensing the immense opportunity in the State, we have set up one skill centre to empower youth and farmers by providing agriculture related skills such as technological advancement in farming, farm mechanisation, etc., along with various awareness programs. Apart from the Sikander Series, we are also planning to launch newer products to suit specific needs of Tamilnadu farmers. For inter-crop cultivation, GT 26 and GT 30 tractors - suitable for crops such as sugarcane and in orchard farming of crops such as banana, lemon and papaya, etc., will be introduced, as well," he added.