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Swaraj Tractors recognises heroes of Indian Agriculture at the 4th edition of Swaraj Awards


Home Newsroom Press Release Swaraj Tractors recognises heroes of Indian Agriculture at the 4th edition of Swaraj Awards
Author : mahindraadmin   Category : Farm   Published : 9/14/2022

Acknowledges the contributions made by farmers and Agri-institutions

New Delhi, September 14, 2022: Swaraj Tractors, part of the Mahindra Group, and a leading Indian tractor brand today hosted the 4th edition of the Swaraj Awards 2022 at an Agriculture Conclave held in New Delhi.

At the conclave, Swaraj acknowledged farmers and agri institutions for their contributions in the field of agriculture in 2021-2022, in the presence of Hon’ble Union Minister of Agriculture, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, who also recognised Swaraj Tractors contribution towards the welfare of farmers. While speaking on this occasion, Shri Tomar highlighted the government of India’s effort towards supporting Agriculture sector especially small and marginal farmers.

Centering around the theme of ‘Farm Mechanization & Technological interventions in agriculture’ the daylong event was organized in association with The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, Government of India.

During his keynote address, Mr. Harish Chavan, CEO Swaraj Division said, “Agriculture is critical to India's economic growth and the role of mechanisation and Agritech has a major part to play in increasing productivity and incomes of small and marginal farmers. We must adopt sustainable, affordable and accessible agri mechanisation on Indian farmlands to increase overall productivity enabling the Indian agri sector to become Atmanirbhar.”

Mr. Chavan added, “At Swaraj Tractors we strongly believe in our purpose of ‘Transform Farming and Enrich Lives and the Swaraj Awards acts as a platforms to not only facilitate achievements but to discuss and highlight the needs and concerns of the sector. It also gives us an opportunity to directly reach out to farmers and their communities.”

The Swaraj awards also hosted various dignitaries and key government officials from the field of agriculture who participated in panel discussions and technical sessions on various agriculture topics related to empowering farmers with efficient, affordable, and accessible technologies to make India ‘Atmanirbhar’.

Swaraj Awards Winner List

Award Category Place Person
  List of KVKs  
Outstanding KVK Gumla, Jharkhand Dr Sanjay Kumar
Outstanding KVK Mahendragarh, Haryana Dr. Ramesh Kumar
Outstanding KVK Coochbehar, West Bengal Dr. Bikash Roy
Outstanding KVK Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh Dr. Shailesh Singh
  List of FPOs  
Outstanding FPO Udupi Kalparasa Coconut and All Spices Producer Company Ltd.
Udupi, Karnataka
Shri Sathyanarayana Udupa. B
Outstanding FPO Udupi Kalparasa Coconut and All Spices Producer Company Ltd.
Udupi, Karnataka
Shri Sathyanarayana Udupa. B
Outstanding FPO Kazhani Farmers Producer Company Ltd
Erode, TN
Smt. K. P. Kavitha
Outstanding FPO Luvkhush Agro Producer Company Limited
East champaran, Bihar
Shri Parmanand Pandey
Outstanding FPO Shree Krishna Utpadonmukhi Kriskak Samitee,
Sivasagar, Assam
Dr Khanindra Dev Goswami
Shree Krishna Utpadonmukhi Kriskak Samitee
  List of Scientists  
Outstanding Scientist ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal Dr. Naresh Selokar Scientist, Animal Science
Outstanding Scientist Crop Production Division, ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha Dr. Rahul Tripathi, Senior Scientist
Outstanding Scientist Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi Dr. Prolay Kumar Bhowmick, Scientist
Outstanding Scientist ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research Post Bag No.1, P.O: Jakhini (Shahanshapur), Varanasi Dr Pradip Karmakar, Scientist
  List of ICAR Institutes/Agricultural Universities  
Outstanding Institutes ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru Dr Raghavendra Bhatta, Director
Outstanding Institutes ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad Dr B Dayakar Rao
Outstanding Institutes ICAR- Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneshwar Dr Saroj Kumar Swain
Outstanding Institutes Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar Dr M S Chauhan, VC
  Farmer Cooperatives  
Outstanding Farmer Cooperatives Odisha State Cooperative Bank - Bhubaneshwar, Odisha Mr Sanjeev Chadha, Chairman
Outstanding Farmer Cooperatives Primary Agricultural Credit Society - Sikka, West Champaran, Bihar Shri Shri Sanjeev Kumar Pandey, Chairman
Outstanding Farmer Cooperatives Rangpur Grup Dudh Utpadak Sahkari Mandalee - Rangpur, Gujarat Shri Ram Singh Rathwa, Chairman
Outstanding Farmer Cooperatives Mumbai Jilha Macchimar Madhyavarti Sahakari Sangh Ltd - Maharashtra Shri Ramdas Sandhe, Chairman
  Individual Farmers  
Outstanding Innovative Farmer Village & Post: Kheda
Dist: Amroha (U.P.)
Shri Sukhveer Singh
Outstanding Innovative Farmer Village: Ladari, P.S. Keoti,
Dist: Darbhanga (Bihar)
Shri Shankar Jha
Outstanding Innovative Farmer Village: Mandalkhan, Tehsil &
Dist: Sajapur (M.P.)
Shri Sharad Bhandawat
Outstanding Innovative Farmer Village: Bodadaro
Block: Chakradhar Pur,
West Singhbhum (Jharkhand)
Smt. Jayanti Samad
Outstanding Innovative Farmer Village - Hiranar (Patelpara)
Dist: Dantewada, (Chattisgarh)
Smt Kamala Atami
Outstanding State Department of Agriculture Secretary Karnataka
Outstanding NE State Department of Agriculture Mizoram
Outstanding UT Department of Agriculture Ladakh

About Swaraj Tractors

Swaraj Tractors a division of Mahindra Group is India’s second largest and fastest growing tractor brand. Established in 1974, based in Punjab, the grain bowl of India, Swaraj is a brand that is made by the farmer, for the farmer as many of its employees are also farmers. They bring real world performance and create an authentic, powerful product with assured performance and enduring quality, designed with one purpose – enabling the Indian farmer to Rise. Swaraj Tractors manufactures tractors in the range of 15HP to 65HP and also provides complete farming solutions.

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