Government of India
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
(Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare)
North Eastern Region Farm Machinery Training & Testing Institute
NERFMT&TI
  Biswanath Chariali, Assam      Phone: 03715-222094
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OBJECTIVES OF TESTING






To test Agriculture Implements and other Agriculture Machinery manufactured within the country or imported with a view to assess their functional suitability and performance characteristics, so that, the published test results would:

  • Serve as a basis to decide the type of machine best suited for Indian conditions which could be encouraged for import, production and popularization.

  • Help the farmer and other prospective purchasers in determining the comparative performance of Machine available in market.

  • Provide material to Engineers and Extension workers for guiding farmers in proper selection of equipment.

  • Form the basis for standard specification to be used by the manufacturers.

  • Help financial Institution in recommending financial assistance both to the manufacturers as well as to farmers.

  • Provide feedback to the manufacturers through user's survey on the nature of field complaints and standard of pre and after sales service facilities provided by them.

  • Assist Bureau of Indian Standard in formulation of standards and testing of Agriculture machines covered under the scope of certification marks scheme.

  • Help the manufacturers in product development by providing confidential Test Report.