VST Tillers Tractors partners with Axis Bank to enhance farm mechanization financing


VST Tillers Tractors Limited (VST), a leading manufacturer of farm equipment in India, has entered into a strategic partnership with Axis Bank, one of India’s top private sector banks, to provide financial solutions for farmers purchasing tractors and farm mechanization products. This collaboration aims to make advanced agricultural tools more accessible and affordable to the farming community across India.

Strategic Collaboration Details

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by Antony Cherukara, CEO of VST Tillers Tractors Ltd, and Rajesh Dhage, Business Head of Farm Mechanization at Axis Bank. The signing ceremony was also attended by Ramasawmy Gopalakrishnan, Head of Retail Assets for Bharat Banking at Axis Bank, and V T Ravindra, Managing Director of VST Tillers Tractors Ltd. Under the terms of the MOU, Axis Bank will leverage its extensive network of over 5370 branches nationwide to offer tailored financial solutions to VST’s prospective customers.

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Financial Solutions and Farmer Empowerment

This partnership is set to revolutionize access to agricultural finance, offering farmers hassle-free, affordable, and flexible credit facilities. Axis Bank will provide flexible repayment options, swift loan sanctions, and special benefits on EMI options to encourage farmers to adopt farm mechanization, which is pivotal in increasing agricultural productivity.

VST Tillers Tractors joins forces with Axis Bank to boost farm mechanization financing

VST Tillers Tractors joins forces with Axis Bank to boost farm mechanization financing

Antony Cherukara expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “We are delighted to partner with one of the leading banks in the country and make our innovative farm equipment more accessible and affordable to farmers. This MOU is aligned with our joint goal of enabling farmers in rural India to mechanize farming and thereby increase productivity.”

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Enhancing Agricultural Productivity

The collaboration between VST and Axis Bank is designed to address the financial challenges faced by farmers, especially small and marginal farmers, by providing them with the means to access advanced farming technology. The initiative is expected to reduce the overall time and cost of farming while improving output and farm income.

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Munish Sharda, Executive Director and Head of Bharat Banking at Axis Bank, highlighted the bank’s commitment to empowering rural communities, “It has been our constant endeavor to engage and empower rural communities and marginal farmers by providing them with the most suitable financial solutions. By partnering with VST Tillers Tractors Ltd, we are poised to make a significant impact in the lives of millions of farmers across the nation.”

The partnership between VST Tillers Tractors and Axis Bank represents a significant step forward in supporting and empowering India’s agricultural sector. By facilitating easier access to financial resources and advanced agricultural machinery, this collaboration is expected to boost farm productivity and contribute to the economic well-being of farmers across India.

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