Southern Region Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute
Government of India
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare)
Garladinne, District. Anantapur,(A.P)-515731



Training   - Demonstration-cum-training shops for tractors, engines, irrigation   pumps,  hydraulics, electrical, improved bullock drawn implements, PP equipments.

Demonstration Labs for ‘on-the-job’ training on:

   1. Tractor's System Demonstration Lab
  2. Tractor Hydraulic System Demonstration Lab
  3. Plant Protection Demonstration Lab
  4. Irrigation Pumps Demonstration Lab
  5. Auto Electrical Lab
  6. Museum of Agricultural Machinery
  7. Work shop (Repair & Maintenance)
  8. Audio-Visual Hall

  9.  Gender Friendly & Post-Harvest  Equipment Lab.

Machinery Equipment:


Pneumatic Tractors  18
Bull Dozer 01
Vehicles  03
Stationery Engines 09
Centrifugal and Submersible pumps 20
Farm implements 100
Plant Protection equipment 28
Power Tillers 03
Combine Harvestor (Tractor Mounted) 01

The Institute is provided with a library related to training and testing programme of the Institute.  In addition to text books, quite good number of agricultural engineering journals, Indian as well as International testing standards and other related publications required for reference during testing programme are also available.  There is also large collection of Micro & Macro documents.

Audio Visual Aids:
To supplement ‘on-the-job’ training, sizeable collection of cutway models of tractors, engines, pumps, electric motor and a number of display charts, boards, models are available.  The Audio Visual Section possesses a good number of 16 mm films and video cassettes.

A hostel with modest facility having capacity of 100 trainees is available in the campus.  Free lodging to all trainees provided in the hostel but they are required to pay their boarding on co-operative mess system.

Rest House
A rest house with modest facilities is available for the visitors and official delegates.

A dispensary is maintained for the benefit of staff and trainees equipped with medicines of day-today requirements including medical equipments.  The dispensary is staffed with a sanctioned post of Compounder and part time Medical Practitioner.