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DCM Shriram inks pact to promote water conservation

DCM Shriram has signed a memorandum of knowledge with Rabobank and Rivulis Irrigation India, the Indian arm of Israeli microirrigation business Rivulis, to put in drip irrigation in sugarcane farms of about 5,000 hectares in two Uttar Pradesh districts, the business reported in a assertion on Tuesday.

The proposed set up of drip irrigation in four models of the business positioned at Ajbapur, Rupapur, Hariawan and Loni in Lakhimpur Kheri and Hardoi districts is intended to give even more fillip to the water conservation efforts.

“The job is staying taken up with the purpose of increase the yield when conserving water in cultivation of sugarcane. With this job, the price tag of sugarcane cultivation will minimize, thus increasing the revenue of farmers,” Roshan Lal Tamak, ED and CEO for DCM Shriram’s sugar business enterprise, reported in the assertion.

According to the business, the Lucknow-based Indian Institute of Sugarcane Investigation, an apex organisation of sugarcane investigate in the state, accredited a variety of good agricultural practices and water conservation actions adopted by DCM Shriram sugar factories in its catchment locations in these districts have by now resulted in water saving of 275 billion litres in the past 3 several years.

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