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Netafim to Build four large community irrigation projects in India

Netafim to Build four large community irrigation projects in India

Netafim, an Israeli company will operate four large community irrigation projects in India. The $100 million worth project will connect upto 60,000 farmers across 100 towns to the next-gen agricultural technology. Apart from that, the project will also provide water to 135,000 acres of land.

The project, which will be operated in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, will improve infrastructure in agricultural communities in those regions.

The allotted regions for the projects are Singataluru, Ananthapuramu, and Tarikere. The first project will cover 41 villages across Singataluru. In Ananthapuramu, the company will handle two projects covering 22 villages. The fourth project will cover 45 villages in Tarikere.

Ran Maidan, CEO of Netafim stated that India is an important market for the company. It will help the company to fulfill its commitment towards the development of the world efficiently.

The company ensures to save water upto 40% with the help of its current technology. Its current technology helps plant’s roots to get water and nutrients directly, hence producing a significantly higher yield. The system will allow farmers to use 40% fertilizer to grow their crops.

Netafim is an Israeli company which specializes in the manufacturing of irrigation equipment. Incorporated in 1965, the company is known for pioneering drip irrigation technology.  The company ranks top across precision irrigation worldwide.

Currently, Netafim caters millions of farmers across 110 countries with its ground-breaking irrigation and fertigation solutions. The company has 29 subsidiaries and 17 manufacturing plants.


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