Er. V. G. Arude, Scientist & Head In-charge, MPD and Dr. P. S. Deshmukh, Senior Scientist, TTD, attended a meeting on “Cotton Mechanisation in India” organized by John Deere India Pvt. Ltd. at Hotel Leela, Mumbai on June 8, 2017. The focus of the meeting was to discuss mechanisation in India and factors impacting the whole value chain. Er. V. G. Arude made presentations on “Cotton Mechanisation in India” and “Cleaning and Ginning of Mechanically Harvested Cotton”. The meeting was attended by different stakeholders including Bayer Crop Science, Carver Technologies, Arvind Mills, Lummus Corporation, etc.