Modern Technology at a Discount
In the city of Nurafshon, an exhibition of agricultural machinery has been organized for farmers of the Tashkent region.
At the exhibition prepared by Uzagrotekhsanoatholding JSC together with the regional hokimiyat, more than 50 units of modern agricultural machinery of 27 types produced by the Tashkent Agricultural Machinery Plant, joint ventures Amkodor-Agrotekhmash, UzClaasagro, UzCasemash, as well as limited liability companies “Technologist”, “Aggregate”, “Chirchikmashagro”.
“Strengthening the material and technical base of the sphere, in particular, providing farms and MTOs with modern machinery and equipment, is important in obtaining a rich yield of crops,” said Hasan Nasibov, deputy head of department at the Uzagrotekhsanoatholding.
“On March 14 this year, a meeting on the development of agricultural machinebuilding, held under the chairmanship of the President of our country, identified a number of priority tasks in this direction. Thus, starting from next year, the production of Zamin tractors with a capacity of 110 horsepower will be localized. Owing to the localization of production of agricultural machinery, finished products will be sold with a 5% discount.”
In accordance with the resolution of the President of Uzbekistan on measures to organize the activities of the joint-stock company Uzagrotekhsanoatholding, the system of agricultural machinery has undergone complete reorganization. In order to improve the technical base of the industry, new jointstock companies were established to manufacture agricultural machinery, supply it on the basis of leasing relations and provide services and mechanization.
Along with Jizzakh, Syrdarya and Namangan regions, for farmers of the Tashkent region the leasing terms have been extended likewise from 10 to 12 years and from 7 to 10 years for machine and tractor organizations (MTOs). Farmers and MTOs were allocated 5-percent preferential loans for the purchase of agricultural machinery.