Harvesting and weeding is the major operations in agriculture. For cutting of rice , wheat and grass requires 60 to 80
hours/acres by traditional sickle which require More labour. Delay of cutting crops may losses up to 5 to 15 %. MPKV
Rahuri prepared a vaibhav sickle for labour efficiency. Krushi vigyan Kendra conducted demonstrations and training
programmes on Vaibhav sickle .