Chennai: As the state is heading for a bumper kharif crop lead by paddy, gross sales of tractors can be powering forward with new tractor registrations throughout RTOs in the state powering forward by 67% year-on-year throughout June when the nationwide gross sales progress was simply 11%.
The knowledge launched by Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), exhibits that TN noticed the registration of two,641 tractors in the month of June, up from 1,578 items in the year in the past month.
The state’s space under cultivation for the present kharif crop of paddy is 2.1 lakh hectares, up 48% Y-o-Y as of July 13 displaying farmers have taken on to early paddy sowing. “We have definitely more area as on date and perhaps we are heading for a bumper crop. Our main crop is Rabi, so sowing in October and November will be crucial,” said the state’s agriculture secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi.
Overall sowing of meals grains, together with pulses and millets has winessed a progress of 27% Y-o-Y progress at 3.1 lakh hectares as of July 13. Overall agricultural crops, together with cotton, sugarcane and oilseeds is witnessing a powerful progress of practically 35%
In Tamil Nadu, the uptick nonetheless is restricted solely to tractors. In different automobile classes, gross sales decreased sharply in the state. The FADA knowledge exhibits that two wheeler gross sales had been down 22%, automobile and SUV gross sales down practically 43%, three wheelers down 88% and truck and bus gross sales down 80% for June in Tamil Nadu.
While tractors have proven optimistic registrations in most of the huge agri states, some have proven a drop too.
Tractor retail gross sales had been up 163% in Assam, 123% in Bihar, 22% in Rajasthan, 26% in Karnataka and Odisha and 5% in Maharashtra. But it’s down 2.4% in UP, 17% in Haryana, 54% in Kerala and 26% in West Bengal.