Energetic Analysis of Rice Processing Plant: A Case Study of Hisar District in Haryana

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Parmod Sharma
. Yadvika
Kanishk Verma
Y. K. Yadav
. Ravi

Abstract

A study was conducted to find out electrical and manual energy use pattern in post harvest rice processing operation in modern rice Plant at Hisar district of Haryana. Planting capacity of rice Plant is 200 tons per day and Plant operated 20 hours in one day. The processing operation adopted in modern rice Plant viz, parboiling, drying, polishing & dehusking, sorting & grading and packaging. In processing of rice, modern rice Plant utilized total electrical and manual energy were 64965.5 and 987.84 MJ/day. It was found that the electrical energy consumption of Plant in parboiling 10010.88, drying 16663.80, polishing & dehusking 22936.32, sorting & grading 14445.09 and packaging 1054.18 MJ/day were required. Operation wise manual energy used during the parboiling & drying 235.2, polishing & dehusking 188.16, sorting & grading 94.08 and packaging 470.40 MJ/day.

Keywords:
Rice processing plant, energetic analysis, rice plant, energy utilization pattern

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Sharma, P., Yadvika, ., Verma, K., Yadav, Y. K., & Ravi, . (2021). Energetic Analysis of Rice Processing Plant: A Case Study of Hisar District in Haryana. Journal of Experimental Agriculture International, 43(2), 56-61. https://doi.org/10.9734/jeai/2021/v43i230646
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