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Event Name :
Groundnut decorticator
Event Venue :
Krishi Vigyan Krendra, Ambajogai, Dist Beed
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Post Box No. 28, Ambajogai, Dist. Beed
Contact person details :
Suhas Krishnat Panke
Scientist (Agril. Extension)
9923991551 02446258557
Event Date :
4/4/2018 To 4/4/2018
Objective: To demonstrated groundnut decorticator and efficiency to the farmers
Pre Event Description :
KVK has provided groundnut decorticator to farmers who have been participated in organic groundnut production programme . This machine is helpful for value addition of groundnut as seed, grain, oil extraction, sweet products etc. It is remedy for labour shortage problem and drudgery reduction. Method demonstration was given to 5 farmers. Characteristics of machine: 1. Efficiency : 80-90 kg/female labour/day over Manual efficiency : 30 kg/day 2. Damage: Negligible or zero 3. Cost reduction : Gn decorticator : 150 Rs./90kg (1 labour for 90 kg/day @ Rs.150/day ) Manual operation: 450 Rs/90kg (1 labour for 90 kg/ 3 days @ Rs.150/day) Actual Cost: 33.34 % Cost reduction : 66% Groundnut waste can be used as fuel or in compost pit. It has reduced drudgery of female labours and reduced injuries at hands or fingers. Physical redness reduced due to machine is operated in standing position.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Demonstration on Groundnut decorticator
Image: Demonstration of Groundnut decorticator