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  • 18 Oct 2021
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E-Tractor

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  • On October 17, 2021, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar became the first agricultural university in the country to conduct research on electric tractors.

Key Points

  • University Vice Chancellor Professor B.R. Kamboj said that this e-tractor covers 23.17 km. Can run at a maximum speed of 1.5 tonnes per hour, and can travel 80 kms with a trailer weighing 1.5 tonnes. The income of the farmers will also increase with the use of this tractor.
  • A 16.2 kWh lithium-ion battery has been used in the e-tractor which can be fully charged in 09 hours. During this, 19 to 20 units of electricity are consumed.
  • It also has the option of fast charging, with the help of which the tractor's battery can be charged in just 4 hours. The tractor has a very good drawbar pull of 77 percent. In terms of the cost of operation of the electric tractor, it is 32 percent and 25.72 percent cheaper than diesel tractor.
  • In this tractor, 52 percent vibration and 20.52 percent noise were found below the maximum permissible limit of the BIS code.
  • Due to the lack of an engine with the operator in the tractor, heat is also not generated, which will prove to be absolutely comfortable for the operator.

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CM Inaugurates 71 'Har Hit Stores'

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  • On October 17, 2021, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated 'Har Hit Store' simultaneously at 71 places in the state from Gurugram. Through these stores, the state government has set a target to connect every family of the state with employment by 2025.

Key Points

  • First of all, the Chief Minister inaugurated a 'Har Hit Store' in Farukhnagar town of Gurugram district on the spot and became the first customer of that store.
  • Thereafter, the Chief Minister inaugurated 70 'Har Hit Stores' across the state through the online medium from Rosie Pelican Tourist Complex in Sultanpur.
  • Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that while on one hand youth are getting employment opportunities from these stores, on the other hand, people will get pure, certified and quality goods at affordable rates near their homes.
  • According to the announcement of the Chief Minister, 'Har Hit Store' will be opened for every 3000 population in a rural area and 10 thousand population in an urban area.
  • 550 products of 60 household utility companies have been made available at these stores. Apart from MSMEs, small scale industrial units and cooperative sector units, quality products prepared by the Self Help Group of women will be available here at a lower price than the market. All the goods will be sold through a computerized system. After this, Vita booths will also be opened in the state.
  • These schemes have been started for each of the families by identifying them through family identity card data.
  • During this, the Chief Minister said that in order to make the youth of the state skilled, the government has opened the country's first skill development university in Dudhola village of Palwal district in Haryana.
  • He said that the standards of the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families have been changed. Now the family whose annual income from all sources is up to Rs 1 lakh 80 thousand will come under BPL, whereas earlier the income limit was Rs 1 lakh 20 thousand per annum.

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