HMT Limited, the leader in heavy industries has launched
the country''s lowest-priced tractor ''Yuva''. The 25 HP
Yuva is priced at Rs1,85,000 and comes with unique features,
mechanising the Indian way of farming.
has a twin-cylinder water cooled engine and a front open
single piece bonnet for ease of servicing. The front bumper
provide safety. It has a single piece axle in the front
on which a hydraulic pump for easy maintenance is mounted
there. It has a totally sealed MT housing to e;iminate
leakage. Yuva has a hydraulic system with built in circuit
for tipper trolley and a single dry clutch for tractor
and PTO shaft.
fuel efficient Yuva gives 1.75m litre per hour on road
and 2.25 litres per hour in the field.
It has been designed to be fitted with specialised farm
equipment such as hydrodoser, rotavetor, combine harvestor
and lifting equipment, among others. HMT has already been
manufacturing tractors of 25hp, 35hp, 40hp, 65hp and 75hp
range. HMT also manufacturers specialised versions for
particular soil conditions like the coastal special and
the orchard special. HMT tractors are backed by engineering
and technology developed by its machine tool plants.
on the occasion, M S Zahed, chairman and managing director,
said, "HMT has always taken pride in bringing the
best in technology to India. To strengthen the same trend
Yuva has been introduced, which is a boon to the Indian
farmer. With the launch of Yuva, HMT has initiated the
process of mechanistion of the Indian farming"
rolled out its first 25 HP tractor in collaboration with
Motokov of Erstwhile Czechoslovakia from its Pinjore plant
in Haryana in 1971. It was successful in indigenising
the 25hp tractors together with the introduction of variety
of tractors in wide range to suit specific needs of the