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Chander Mohan
Chander Mohan

The growth of agriculture in the country triggered the need for indigenous agricultural machines to replace the use of traditional and primitive farming methods. Mechanised farming in small and medium agricultural fields required small agro-machinery units.

Moreover, KAMCO introduced the concept of mechanised farming among the small and marginal farmers which current product range includes Tiller, Tractor, Reaper, Garden Tiller / Power Weeder and Diesel Engine.

As per reports, KAMCO is headed by a talented pool of professionals and remains No: 1 quality in the market for over the last three decades.

M C Dominic, Editor-in-Chief, Krishi Jagran interacted with Sasikumar K.P, Managing Director during EIMA Agrimach India 2019 in the Pusa Grounds.  Moreover, G. Gopakumar, Sr Manager (Marketing) also apprised about the KAMCO Products.

The objectives of the Company are to manufacture in India, either in collaboration with or otherwise or import & trade agricultural machinery like Tractors, Power Tillers, Power Reapers, Combine harvester, Transplanter, Diesel Engines, Pump sets, Implements, accessories and spares thereto. The objectives also include establishment of engineering workshops/repair shops to undertake repairs and servicing of agricultural machinery or other machinery, equipment, implements and tools.

Assembly Unit was established in 1970 at Athani by M/s. Kerala Agro Industries Corporation for the assembly of Kubota Power Tillers in technical collaboration with M/s.Kubota Ltd. Japan, the world's leading manufacturer of Power Tillers and other agricultural machinery. On expiry of the collaboration, KAMCO manufactures power tillers with their own facilities.

KAMCO was established in the year 1973 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Kerala Agro Industries Corporation Ltd. (KAIC), Trivandrum, for manufacture of agricultural machinery specifically Power Tillers and Diesel Engines. Subsequently KAMCO became a separate Govt. of Kerala undertaking in 1986. Paid up capital is Rs. 161 lakh Present Net Worth of the Company is Rs. 6014.14 lakh. Total work force at present is 567 Certified for ISO 9001 - 2000 version from September 2002.

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