Rubber Board indicators MoU with DY Patil Agricultural and Technical College




India is the world’s second largest shopper of pure rubber, consuming about 1.2 million tonnes yearly, and this determine is anticipated to extend within the coming years. Imports account for about 40% of the full consumption.








KN Raghavan, Government Director, Rubber Board





Rubber Board has signed an settlement with DY Patil Agricultural and Technical College at Kohlapur to look at the feasibility of rubber cultivation within the Kohlapur area of Maharashtra. The MoU was signed by KN Raghavan, Government Director, Rubber Board, and Sanjay D Patil, Chancellor, DY Patil Agricultural and Technical College and Chairman, DYP Group of Establishments.












As per the settlement, the college will arrange a one-hectare rubber plantation with technical help from the Indian Rubber Analysis Institute (RRII). The college and RRII will collectively monitor the efficiency of the timber.

Raghavan additionally began planting rubber vegetation within the experimental plot.

India is the world’s second largest shopper of pure rubber, consuming about 1.2 million tonnes yearly, and this determine is anticipated to extend within the coming years. Imports account for about 40% of the full consumption.












Because the hole between consumption and home manufacturing continues to widen, the first focus of improvement plans can be on self-reliance.

Pure rubber is a vital industrial uncooked materials with essential nationwide strategic significance. NR is used within the manufacturing of about 40,000 merchandise. The regular enhance within the consumption of pure rubber, particularly amongst tire producers, has created a major hole between manufacturing and consumption. The deficit was closed in 2021-22 by imposing an NR of Rs 7,500 crore.

With a purpose to enhance manufacturing, the Rubber Board proposes to broaden the world underneath pure rubber. Contemplating the strategic and nationwide significance of this important uncooked materials, the Authorities’s Nationwide Rubber Coverage 2019 envisages assembly no less than 75% of the home demand by 2030.












About rubber board:

The Rubber Board is a statutory company arrange by the Authorities of India underneath the Rubber Act 1947 to advertise the nation’s rubber sector. The headquarter of the corporate is in Kottayam, Kerala.











First revealed: 13 August 2022, 10:59 IST





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