TARA Machines & Tech Services Private Limited is promoted by TARA, Society for Technology and Action for Rural Advancement, and is an enterprise of the Development Alternatives Group, India's first social enterprise and a pioneer in sustainable development.
Ever since its inception in 1982, Development Alternatives (DA) has acted as a research and action organization, designing and delivering eco-solutions for the poor and the marginalized. With a deep understanding of the rural market and a strong presence in the Indian heartland, its existence has been a credible and visible one – nationally and internationally – in addressing poverty challenges in a climate-sensitive environment.
TARA Machines and Tech Services Private Limited (TMTS) promotes sustainable technology solutions for small and medium enterprises. It markets green technology solutions for building construction, waste recycling and hand made paper production, delivering business solutions to a global network of micro, small and medium enterprises, specialising in eco concrete, eco-kilns, fly ash and recycling technology
As part of the Fly ash brick machines, TMTS provides complete technology solution to meet the brick manufacturing demands of the entrepreneur, including machines, technology, training, handholding, financing and support in setting up this business. TMTS provides the best-in-class technology to produce the highest quality of bricks unmatched in India. With the TMTS R&D backed technology, the highest strength and best finish bricks can be produced in a very cost effective way giving the entrepreneur competitive advantage in the market.
As part of the Eco-Concrete business, TMTS provides best-in-class technology for producing concrete roofing tiles, floor pavers, concrete blocks and any other concrete product such as door and window panels. The concrete roofing tiles called the MCR tiles are considered the most economical and durable alternate to mangalore tiles. The roofing solution with MCR tiles provides excellent asthetic looks, is light weight, and lasts longer than any other solution in the market. TMTS is the inventor and the sole manufacturer of the MCR tile making machines.
As part of the Paper recycling business, TMTS offers end-to-end solution for making recylced paper from the paper/cloth waste. The TMTS machines are under operation in more than hundred locations and is providing a cost effective recylced paper business to lot of small scale entrepreneurs in India.