Sonalika Group has taken a quantum leap to set up a new high tech facility at Amb, Himachal Pradesh, with an investment of Rs.200 crore to roll out advanced quality combine harvesters. Sonalika’s new plant at Amb is spread across 29 acres and is designed with multi-stage CED (Cathode Electric Deposition) paint process often seen at car manufacturing facilities. Established with an investment of Rs.18 crore, the CED paint process involves 14-stage treatment process that ensures rust-free and longer period of harvester’s performance.
Parallelly, Sonalika has launched the most advanced harvester available in India, the ‘Sonalika Samrat’ at Rs.25.5 lakh. The self-propelled harvester is fully equipped with next-gen technologies that not just reduce the tedious labour tasks during the harvesting season but also remains economical, thereby leading to quick savings for farmers. The new combine harvester from Sonalika will maximise crop yield and avoid quality deterioration as well as minimise any crop losses. The Sonalika Samrat facilitates operations like reaping, threshing and winnowing. It is designed for farmers to obtain maximum yield with ease and comfort in operations during harvesting of wheat, paddy, barley, soybean, sunflower, mustard, green gram along with black gram.
Speaking on the development, Raman Mittal, Executive Director, Sonalika Group said, “Farmers are on a constant lookout for technologies in farming that enhance their productivity and efficiency in an affordable way. Our new plant at Amb, HP has been installed with world class technologies to manufacture high-tech harvesters that significantly increase farmers’ productivity.”
“The state-of-the-art facility has been equipped with a world class CED paint shop for rust-free performance from our products for years after their purchase. Our latest launch, the Sonalika Samrat combine harvester has been designed to maximise farmer efficiency during harvesting. It is fully equipped with next gen technologies and boasts of modern comfort along with styling for customers’ delight. We at Sonalika are fully passionate about driving farm mechanisation for our farmers to achieve farm prosperity,” Mittal added.
What makes Sonalika Samrat combine harvester unique?
It comes fully loaded with modern features such as projector headlights, LED tail lamps, comfortable seating and adjustable ergo steering to support longer working hours for farmers. Its power packed diesel engine generates 101 HP power at 2,200 rpm and is coupled with 5-speed constant mesh gearbox for smoother operations. Fitted with the longest feeder assembly having four feeder chain mechanism for stability, Sonalika Samrat is supported by heavy duty bearings for easy maintenance. The combine harvester is also subjected to various quality parameters such as speed, braking and performance on rigourous test track before being dispatched. The Sonalika Samrat combine harvester will available in 2WD, 4WD options along with various attachments to suit farmers’ requirements and propel them towards a prosperous tomorrow.