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National Seeds Corporation Limited

National Seeds Corporation Ltd. (NSC) is a Schedule ‘B’-Miniratna Category-I company wholly owned by Government of India under the administrative control of Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmer’s Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. NSC was established in March-1963 to undertake production of foundation and certified seeds. At present, it is undertaking production of certified seeds of nearly 600 varieties of 60 crops consisting of Cereals, Pulses, oilseeds, Fiber, Fodder, Green Manure and Vegetables, in its Farms and through its registered seed growers. There are about 8 Farms and 12500 registered seed growers all over the country who are undertaking the seed production programmes in different agro-climatic conditions. Total Revenue of NSC for the F.Y. 2017-18 was 841.55 crores.

There are 11 Regional Offices, 8 Farms consisting of 22,000 hectare land and 65 Area Offices/Sub-Units of the Corporation spread all over the country. In the seed production, emphasis is given for production of oil seeds, pulses and hybrids including vegetables. NSC has established strict Quality Control procedure to ensure supply of quality seed to farmers. NSC has established 4 Quality Control Laboratories, one each at New Delhi, Secunderabad, Bhopal and Suratgarh to undertake seed testing to check the quality of seeds. Besides, production and distribution of quality seeds, NSC is also involved in the production of Tissue Culture Plants like Banana. It also undertakes supply of seedlings/saplings of fruits crops from elite progeny orchards at its farms. ...

National Seeds Corporation Limited news

Inspection of Suratgarh, Sardargarh, Jaitsar by CMD, NSC

New Delhi. Inspection of Suratgarh, Sardargarh, Jaitsar by CMD, NSC 30/12/20 to 01/01/21 Suratgarh, Jaitsar | Production Program Review, In addition to farm crops inspection, 2 km in Suratgarh. The foundation stone of Pakke waterway and the farm is 78 Inauguration of 1 new central axle irrigati
Posted Date :  02-01-21

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NSC won SKOCH Corporation Excellence Award 2020

New Delhi: National Seed Corporation Ltd, Miniratna Category-I company wholly owned by GOI under the administrative control of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare won Silver Corporation Excellence Award 2020 for Agriculture -seed production and marketing.      About N
Posted Date :  08-12-20

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