ICAR-DOGR Signs MoU with R. K. Engineering Works


To promote the mechanization in agriculture, a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between ICAR- Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research (DOGR), Rajgurunagar and M/s R.K. Engineering Works, Rajgurunagar for manufacturing and sale of motorized onion grader developed by ICAR-DOGR on 23rd August, 2017. This MoU will accelerate the widespread adoption of this onion grader in India and availability to the end users.

As per MoU, ICAR-DOGR extended a non-exclusive license to R.K. Engineering Works, Rajgurunagar, Pune for manufacturing and sale of motorized onion grader. R.K. Engineering works as a small scale industry which is involved in manufacturing of agricultural implements. The Motorized onion grader works with the 1HP motor and grades the onion into five grades. This grader can be used for grading of other fruits and vegetables of round shape such as sweet orange, sapota, limes, lemon etc.