Swaraj Tractors produces 15th lakh tractor in 4 decades

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 04 Apr 2019

Swaraj Tractors, a part of the Mahindra Group, today announced that it had crossed a production milestone of 15 lakh tractors since its inception over 4 decades ago. Swaraj produced over 120,000 tractors in the financial year 2018-19 itself.

Speaking on the milestone, Harish Chavan, CEO, Swaraj Division said, “We are thankful to all our stakeholders for their unconditional support toward the growth of this brand. Swaraj has constantly achieved manufacturing excellence which reflects our commitment and spirit of accepting no limits. This achievement will be a stepping stone to many more accolades for us in times to come. The milestone is a testament to the customer’s confidence in brand Swaraj. The brand has very high customer loyalty and trust built around the value of being authentic and powerful, fondly called as ‘Mera Swaraj’. This achievement has further cemented Swaraj’s reputation of being one of the fastest growing brands in the domestic tractor market over the past few years.

Swaraj claims to have achieved the first 5 lakh tractor production milestone in 28 years in 2002. The second 5 lakh figure was completed over the next 11 years in 2013. The next additional 5 lakh production milestone was achieved in just 5 years wherein the tractor maker reached the 15 lakh units milestone.

Swaraj has three manufacturing units (including a foundry) and an R&D centre, all located in Punjab. The 15th lakh tractor to roll out from the production line was the Swaraj 735FE, one of the company’s highest selling models. Swaraj currently manufactures tractors in the range of 15HP to 65HP and provides comprehensive farming solutions for the Indian market.