Welcome to Agricultural Engineering Department

Sub Mission on Agricultural Mechanization



  • ✴ Increasing the reach of farm mechanization to small and marginal farmers to improve the farm power.

Funding Pattern

  • ✴ Union Government 60%
  • ✴ State Government 40%

Benefits offered (Subsidy)

  • Individual Machinery
  • 50% subsidy - SC, ST, Small, Marginal and Women farmers
  • 40% subsidy - Other beneficiary farmers.
  • ✴ Additional 20 percentage subsidy will be provided for small and marginal farmer belongs to SC/ST category.
  • Custom Hiring Centres
  • 40% subsidy - The Rural entrepreneurs, Registered Farmer Societies and Farmer Producer   
  •     Organizations for the establishment of block level Custom Hiring Centres.
  • 80% subsidy - Registered Farmers Societies and FPOs for the establishment of village level
  •      Custom Hiring Centres.

Project Area

  • ✴ Distribution of Individual Machinery - All districts (Except Chennai)
  • ✴ Block Level Custom Hiring Centres - All districts (Except Chennai)
  • ✴ Village level Custom Hiring Centres - All districts Except Chennai, Trichy, Tiruvannamalai and Dindigul)

Details of Works

  • ✴ Providing subsidy assistance to Farmers / Custom Hiring Centres for the purchase of Agricultural Machinery/ 
  •     Implements such as Tractor, Rotavator, Power Tiller  (8 BHP and above), Paddy Transplanter, Power Weeder, Chaff
  •     Cutter, Brush Cutter, Combine Harvester, Multi Crop Thresher, etc.


  • ✴ For individual based machinery - All farmers.
  • ✴ Block Level Custom Hiring Centres – Rural Entrepreneur, Registered Farmers Societies and Farmer Producer Organizations.
  • ✴ Village Level Custom Hiring Centres - Registered Farmers Societies and Farmer Producer Organizations.

Officer to be approached

  • ✴ Assistant Executive Engineer (AE)'s  in the concerned project districts.
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