Farm Machinery Corporation Ltd. Samteling

Location        :- Samteling Geog, Gelephu, Sarpang Dzongkhag
Area:              :- 1 Acre

Area Coverage: Zhemgang,Sarpang,Dagana and Tsirang Dzongkhag
Geog Service :-  Buli, Nangkhor geog, Zhemgang dzongkhag & Lhamoinzingkha geog, Dagana Dzongkhag.
Contract & Commercial Farms :-  Nichula Farm, Lhamoinzingkha Dungkhag, Dagana Dzongkhag -Area under progress 200 acres, Kana Farm at Dagapela with 101 Acres

Samtenling region

  • It was for the first time in the history of the country that the huge area of spring paddy were cultivated to meet the rice self sufficiency and food security in the country
  • The area of 136 acres in Sonagyatshel and 185 acres in Chuzagang with the variety of GB-1 and Ananda respectively were cultivated
  • On 13th March 2017, H.E Sonam Lyonpo inaugurated the plantation of spring paddy
  • Besides Spring paddy, the region also started the cultivation of normal paddy of Khamtey rice variety at Sonagyatshel field

Kana farm

  • Under the guidance of MoAF, FMCL Have initiated the citrus plantation covering 101 acres under Dagana Dzongkhag
  • The total of 15000 saplings of citrus have been planted
  • Besides citrus, the farm also started planting chili for about 4 acres which will minimize the public demand
  • The land preparation for cultivation of beans is also under full swing

Nichula Farm
The farm was established on July 2017 with the area of 200 acres which falls under Lhamozingka Dungkhag. The following are the activities carrying at the farm:

  • The farm started plantation of paddy for about 13 acres
  • Chili for about 8 acres
  • Sesame cultivation of 50 acres
  • Quinoa and Sunflower for about 5 acres
  • Maize about 15 acres
  • Potato about 50 acres

Overall Activities of the RFMCL, Samteling:

  • Sale & Supply of spare Parts and farm machines:

The sales of spare parts is taking placed in the centre, where as supply of farm machines are done till the road end point. Recommendation letter from geog & Dzongkhag need not be required for purchase of any post harvest machines.

  • Installation & Testing of farm machines:

Installation and testing of supplied machines are done by the centre based on the demand of the clients. The clients can contact the centre anytime for the services and confirm service provisions.

  • Repairing of farm machines:

The Centre caters services in repairing of farm machines with the standard repairing charges, which the moveable machines are brought to the centre. Whereas the stationed machines (like Diesel engine), i.e. also if there is no motor able roads are repaired at the site.

  • Promotional activities: 

To create awareness on various farm machines and to sensitize the farmers on availability of farming technology, the centre organizes and conducts demonstration and field day to the farmers under the central region.

  • Hiring Services:

Hiring services for farm machinery like, power tillers, tractors, paddy reapers, threshers, mini combines and water pumps are provided in two mechanism, the clients can get the services either through the centre or contact the extension officers for such services. The implementations of geog power tiller hiring services are also catered by the centre in close collaborations with geog extension officers. Specific guidelines are there in placed to make sure that the farmers can easily avail the services.

  • Farm Machinery Service Centre(FMSC) :

Services rendered through the centres are

  • Sales of  machinery, spare parts
  • Repairing of farm machines
  • Installation and testing
  • Hiring services
  • Contract farming
  • Demonstration and promotional services

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