Agricultural Engineering Department

Head of Department for Tiruvaur District : Executive Engineer(Agrl. Engg),

Office Address : 2/104 Main Road,
Pavithramanickam,
Tiruvarur – 610 104.
Phone No. : 04366 241577
Fax No. : 04336 241577
email id : aedeetvr[at]tn.nic.in, aedeetvr[at]gmail.com

Head of Department & Office Address : Chief Engineer (Agrl. Engg),

487 Anna Salai,
Nandanam,
Chennai – 600 035.
Phone No. : 044 – 2435 0154 , 2435 2622, 2435 2686
Fax No. : 044 – 2434 8042
email id : aedce[at]tn.nic.in , aedcewrm[at]gmail.com

Regional Officer & Office Address : Superintending Engineer (Agrl. Engg.),

87 –A 4th Cross Street,
T.P.S.Nagar,
Thanjavur – 7.
Phone No. : 04362 235168
Fax No. : 04362 235168
email id : aedsetnj[at]nic.in aedsetnj[at]gmail.com

In Tiruvarur District Two AED – Sub Divisions at Revenue Division level at Tiruvarur and Mannargudi & One Agrl. Implements Workshop functioning under the control of Executive Engineer(AE), Tiruvarur.

Executive Engineer(AED), Tiruvarur
(Pavithramanickam)
04366 241577

Address Of Details Address Of Details Address Of Details
Asst. Exe. Engineer(AED),
Tiruvarur
(Pavithramanickam)
04366 244861
Asst. Exe. Engineer(AED),
Mannargudi
(Anthoniar Koil Street)
04367 253682
Asst. Exe. Engineer(AED),
Agrl. Implements Workshop, Tiruvarur
(Pavithramanickam)
04366 242470
Scheme Works Implementation
(Land Development Scheme, Minor Irrigation Scheme, Run-Off Management (Formation of Farm Ponds), Installation of Solar Pumpsets and Solar Driers, Distribution of Agricultural Machineries under SMAM and NADP Schemes, Construction and infrastructure development works for AED and Sister department
Scheme Works Implementation
(Land Development Scheme, Minor Irrigation Scheme, Run-Off Management (Formation of Farm Ponds), Installation of Solar Pumpsets and Solar Driers, Distribution of Agricultural Machineries under SMAM and NADP Schemes, Construction and infrastructure development works for AED and Sister department
MOH and TOH works as per the Sheduled Maintenance Programme and Repair works for all AED machineries of Thanjavur Region

 

Details of Schemes:-
Land Development Scheme:-

Objectives: –

The department Bulldozers, Tractors Combine Harvesters and Paddy Transplanters are hired out to farmers at nominal rates for taking up land development activities in their fields

  1. To make irrigation and other farm operations efficient and easier, land leveling and land shaping are taken up in farmers lands and thereby to increase more area under cultivation and to increase food production.
  2. To supplement the “Farm Power” requirements of farmers for taking up timely cultivation operation.

Details of Works:-

  1. Land Shaping
  2. Land Levelling
  3. Ploughing, Puddling
  4. Paddy Harvesting by Combine Harvester.
  5. And Paddy Transplantation by Paddy Transplanter

Details of Units Available Under Land Development Scheme

Sl.No Name of Machinery No. of Machineries Available In Tiruvarur
Sub Division
No. of Machineries Available In MannargudiSub Division Total Hire Charges
in Rs./Per Hr.
From 01.01.2015
 01  Bulldozer  01  01  02  840
02  Tractor  09  08  17  340
03  Track Type Combine Harvester  05  0  05  1415
04  Combine Harvester ( Wheel type)  05  0  05  875
 05  Paddy Transplanter  01  01  02  1025

Minor Irrigation Scheme:

Objectives: –

Under Minor Irrigation sector, the department Rotary Drills, Mini Drills and Hand Boring Sets are hired out to farmers at nominal rates for taking up minor irrigation activities in their fields.
To bring new areas under irrigation by creating additional irrigation facilities.

  1. To stabilize the areas already under irrigation
  2. Promoting conjunctive use of surface water and ground water by harnessing ground water resources
  3. To help farmers in locating suitable site through Geo-physical survey for sinking of tube wells.

Details of Works:-

  1. Selection of sites for construction of Tube wells.
  2. Construction of tube wells in alluvial soil

Details of Units Available Under Minor Irrigation Scheme

Sl.No Name of Machinery No. of Machineries Available In Tiruvarur
Sub Division
No. of Machineries Available In MannargudiSub Division Total Hire Charges
in Rs./Per Hr.
dia of borewell
Hire Charges
in Rs./Per Hr.Rate per
metre.
 1 Rotary Drill 8″ ( 200 mm ) dia

 

 01 07  08  6”
8”
 120

130

2  Mini Drill 6″ dia (150 mm)
8″ dia (200 mm)
 01  01  02  6”
8”
 60

70

2. Installation of Solar Pumpsets :

Sl.No Name of Scheme Objectives Details of Works Eligibility Subsidy
3 PROVISION OF SOLAR POWERED PUMPING SYSTEMS WITH SUBMERSIBLE PUMPS WITH GOVERNMENT SUBSIDY 1. To overcome the power deficiency in our state by providing solar powered pump sets to the needy farmers.
2. To increase the food production and reduce the exploitation of ground water with the Solar powered pump set.
Erecting solar panels and other necessary fittings for a total capacity of 5HP , 7.5 HP and 10 HP motor pumpsets. Farmers who are willing Forgo their Agriculture power connection , willing to withdraw their application seniority 90% subsidy
(40%State fund Subsidy-
20%NMRE Subsidy
30%TANGEDCO Subsidy
Farmer Share 10%

4.Agricultural Mechanization Programme

Objectives:-

  1. Generally to increase production two times and profit by three times
  2. promote mechanization in agriculture
  3. To popularise the Agricultural Machinery / implements among the farmers
  4. To meet out the shortage of agricultural labourers and to bridge the gap between the farm labours and Agricultural activities
  5. To ensure timeliness in carrying out farm operations
  6. To supplement the available farm power
    Details of Works:- Subsidy assistance is provided to farmers for purchasing Agricultural Machinery and implements such as Tractors, Power Tillers and Rotavators etc.,
    Eligibility:- All farmers

Establishment of Custom Hiring Centres

Sl.No Name of Scheme Objectives Details of Works Eligibility Subsidy
 4a Establishment of Custom Hiring Centres  To supply farm machineries to farmer groups for hiring to the farmers with reasonable hirecharges for the benefit of farmers at Block level Supply of farm machineries to farmer groups for hiring to the farmers for the benefit of farmers at Block level  Farmer Groups
Water User Associations
Self Help Groups
Rural Unemployed youths (Agri/Agri.Engg Graduates) , Entrepreneurs
 Total Cost Rs.25.00 Lakhs
40 % subsidy
Rs.10 Lakhs

 

Details of Custom Hiring Centres established in Tiruvarur District:

Sl.No Year No. of Custom Hiring Centre established Subsidy Rs. in Lakhs Remarks
 1  2014-15  1  10.00
2 2015-16 10 100.00
3 2016-17 14 140.00
4 2017-18 34 340.00

Total

59

590.00

Establishment of Village Level Machinery Banks

 

Sl.No Name of Scheme Objectives Details of Works Eligibility Subsidy
 4b Establishment of Village level Machinery Banks  To supply farm machineries to farmer groups for hiring to the farmers with reasonable hirecharges for the benefit of farmers at village level  Supply of farm machineries to farmer groups for hiring to the farmers for the benefit of farmers at village level  Farmer Groups
Self Help Groups
 Total Cost Rs.10.00 Lakhs
80 % subsidy
Rs.8.00 Lakhs

5 ) Mission on Sustainable Dry Land Agriculture

Under the MSDA Programme Agricultural Engineering Department Carrying out the following works in Tiruvarur District during this year 2017-18 :

  1. Ploughing for 4000 Hectares with subsidy [at] Rs.1250/- per Hectare.
  2. Entry Point Programme works as Village Pond 4 Nos. constructed at Rs.20.00 Lakhs
  3. Village level Machinery Banks (Custom Hiring Centres) 4 Nos. established with a subsidy of Rs.32.00 Lakhs.
  4. 25 Nos. of Farm Pond are being constructed as Water Harvesting Structures in Rs.35.00 Lakhs ( Works in progress)
  5. Value addition machineries at the cost of Rs.10 lakhs will be supplied to the MSDA cluster.

6. Rain Water Harvesting – Formation of Farm Ponds&lt

Sl.No

Name of Scheme

Objectives

Details of Works

Eligibility

Subsidy

 6  Rain Water Harvesting and Runoff Management Programme  1. To harvest rain water for ground water recharge
2. To increase the soil moisture regime of the watersheds
3. To prevent soil erosion
4. To provide supplementary irrigation
 Formation of Farm Ponds  All the farmers  Works in patta lands are taken up with 90 % grant and the remaining 10% is collected as beneficiary share (it is 5% in case of SC/ST) in the form of Cash / labour / material.

3 Nos. of Farm Ponds constructed and 12 Nos. of Farm pond constructions in progress under TNAIMP and 2200 Nos. of Farm Ponds proposed for the year 2018-19.

The Department is fully focused on Land Development, Minor Irrigation, Farm Mechanization and Soil and Water Conservation activities, to help farming community to Sustainable increase in agricultural production.

Executive Engineer(AED),

Tiruvarur

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