The News Scroll 19 September 2017  Last Updated at 7:13 pm | Source: PTI

Mahindra showcases driver-less tractor

Mahindra showcases driver-less tractor

Mumbai, Sep 19 (PTI) Tractor Mahindra has displayed its first-ever driver-less tractor, which is developed at the Mahindra Research Valley in Chennai and will be commercially available from 2018.

With this launch, Mahindra becomes the pioneer in the tractor industry, the company said in a statement.

Mahindra plans to offer the driver-less tractor technology across its range of tractors from 20 HP to 100 HP over a period of time and will be commercially deployed by early 2018 in the country and later in the global markets like the US and Japan.

The company claimed that the driver-less tractor will make farming more productive and profitable, reduce health hazards for farmers and change the future of food production.

The diverges tractor can be programmed to carry out specific tasks and can also be operated remotely to perform in the field.

Speaking on the occasion, Pawan Goenka, managing director said, the driver less tractor opens up new possibilities in farming. We are happy to dedicate this innovative mechanisation for the global farming community, in line with our Farming 3.0 proposition.

This technology will be deployed across Mahindra tractor platforms in due course of time. It will also be deployed across international markets such as the US and Japan, giving Mahindra tractors a distinct competitive edge in global markets with technological advancement being at the forefront.

Renault launches new variant of Duster at Rs 10.9 L

Mumbai: French auto major Renault India has launched a new variant of its popular SUV - the Duster Sandstorm-with nine new enhancements.

The Duster Sandstorm will be available in two trims - RXS diesel at an attractive introductory pricing Rs 10,90,400 and RXS diesel at Rs 11,70,400.

The Duster Sandstorm comes with 5-speed and 6-speed manual transmission and is available in a 2-wheel drive option, Sumit Sawhney, CEO and MD, Renault India said. Bodhtree Consulting bags Rs 100 cr order from MCI

Mumbai: IT consulting and software services provider Bodhtree Consulting has bagged its second contract from the Medical Council valued at over Rs 100 crore.

"We have bagged Rs 100 cr order from MCI to cover 550 medical colleges. MCI has initiated the process of implementing a CCTV solution with an objective to monitor availability of faculty and student for the classes," the company said in a statement.

The scope of the project includes supplying and implementing IP surveillance solution to monitor defined areas at centralised location, setting-up centralised infrastructure, command and control centre and data centre, operation and maintenance of the solution for three years, provisioning of training to the users identified by MCI and establishing centralised IT help desk and video operations.

Earlier it had bagged a Rs 50 crore project from MCI in August 2016, to design, procure, develop, supply, implement, operate and maintain its DMMP solutions for e-governance purpose.

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