Clean Seed Capital Group has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Mahindra and Mahindra Limited to bring the SMART Seeder technology to India and to collaborate on other related opportunities to benefit each other’s business interests. Clean Seed and M&M will work towards developing a collaborative mechanism to manufacture and deliver the SMART Seeder MINI-MAX and related technologies to Indian farmers and other jurisdictions agreed by both parties. The fundamental goal of this collaboration will be to eradicate stubble burning, reduce input costs, boost crop production, enhance water conservation, and protect agricultural soils from further deterioration caused by the overuse of chemical fertilizers and extreme tilling.

Kairas Vakharia, Senior Vice President & Business Head – Farm Machinery Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said: “At Mahindra we are committed to mechanizing India, through the proliferation of farm equipment, beyond tractors and this association with Clean Seed Capital Group is a step in that direction. Clean Seed are pioneers of agricultural technologies with a proven track record of developing the most advanced seeding and planting technology, and we are working with them to bring the SMART Seeder technology to India.”

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