A Centre for Appropriate and Agricultural Technologies was setup at JNNCE with the objective of serving farming community and other people of the Malnad region. Students will be motivated to address problems faced by the farmers through innovative, cost effective farming implements as a part of their project work as prescribed in academic curriculum. Rs.8 Lakh is funded by JNNCE, Shimoga.
CART nurtures innovation, and encourages entrepreneurial talents among students, faculty and people of the region to help agricultural needs of the farmers. It facilitates inter-disciplinary research and coordinates with incubation centre to bring up start-ups and budding entrepreneurs.
CART aims to Encourage students and faculty for innovation, idea generation and product development, Provide seed fund to transform an idea into a product, Arrange workshops for students to create awareness in the field of agri-based entrepreneurship, Help with the patenting process, Inspire and support staff and students to achieve their potential and meet the challenges of society, Facilitate development of at least two innovative products that are socially relevant.
The five projects selected and executed for the year 2018-19 are
- Arecanut Plucker cum Sprayer
- Multipurpose Hybrid Sprayer
- Mini Trencher Trenching Machine
- Hydrophobic sand to combat water scarcity in irrigation
- Trenching Machine
We invite the Students, Staff or Innovators to utilize the opportunity under CART and for further details contact the Coordinator.
Dr. E Basavaraj
Professor, Dept. of ME
Contact No: 9448344199
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org