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Seeds

This topic covers the information related to Seeds distribution Schemes and Assistance

What to Do?

  • Always use recommended variety of seeds as per local climate and adopt recommended seed rate and other package of practices.
  • Replace seeds of wheat, paddy, barley, pulses (except arhar), oilseeds (except rapeseed, mustard and sunflower) once in three years, seeds of maize, bajra, jowar, arhar, rapeseed, mustard and sunflower once in two years and hybrid/Bt seeds every year.
  • Always procure certified seeds from authorized agencies and store the seeds in a cool, dry and clean place.
  • Always use treated seeds for sowing and test for quality parameters like purity, germination, free from weed seed etc., before sowing

What Can You Get?

S.No. Type of Assistance Criteria for Assistance / Maximum Limit Scheme / Component
A: Assistance for Seed Distribution
1

(i) Hybrid Seed - Rice

(ii) Certified Seed of HYV - Paddy and Wheat

(i) 50 % of cost limited to Rs 5000/- per quintal
(ii) 50 % of cost limited to Rs 5000/- per quintal
BGREI

(i) HYV seeds of Paddy and Wheat

(ii) Hybrid Paddy seeds

(i) Rs.10/- per kg or 50% of the cost whichever is less
(ii) Rs.50/- per kg or 50% of the cost whichever is less
National Food Security
Mission (NFSM)
2 Coarse cereals
(i) Hybrid seeds
(ii) HYV seeds

i)Rs. 50/- per kg or 50% of cost whichever is less
ii)Rs.15/- per kg or 50% of cost whichever is less

NFSM
3 Pulses (arhar, moong, urad,
lentil, field pea, gram, rajma
and moth) - HYV seeds
Rs.25 per kg or 50% of the cost whichever is less for 10 year old varieties
NFSM
4 Oilseeds (groundnut, soybean, sunflower, toria, safflower, sesame, niger, mustard, rapeseed, linseed and castor) 50% of the cost  limited to Rs 2500 / quintal for varieties of oilseeds not older than 15 years, except sesame.
Hybrids and Varieties of Sesame: Rs 5000 / quintal
NMOOP
5 Oil palm seeding 85% of the cost of planting material limited to Rs.8000/- per ha for the entire land holding/planting area of the farmer NMOOP
6 For all crops, distribution of foundation/ certified seeds for production of quality seeds to improve the quality of farm-saved seeds 50% of the cost of seeds of cereals, 60% of the cost of seeds of oilseeds, pulses, fodder, green manure crops etc. required for a one-acre area per farmer National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET), Sub- Mission on Seed and Planting Material (SMSP) and
Seed Village Programme.
7 Distribution of foundation/ certified seeds of oilseeds, pulses, fodder, green manure crops etc., for farmers, SHGs, FPOs etc. (GOI Share 60% and State share 40%) 75% cost of seeds of oilseeds, pulses, fodder, green manure crops etc. NMAET, Sub Mission on Seeds and Planting Material under certified production of oilseeds, pulses, fodder and green manure crops through Seed Village Programme.
8 Cultivation / maintenance cost as assistance / maintenance for gestation period for oil palm 50% of cost during gestation period for four years with a ceiling of Rs.16,000/- per hectare @ Rs 4,000/ha / year upto 25 ha.
NMOOP
9 Jute and Mesta Seed Village Programme Rs.5500/- per quintal of certified seed produced NFSM Commercial Crops (Jute)
10 Purchase of breeder seeds of
oilseeds from ICAR and SAUs
Full cost of breeder seeds as fixed by Seed Division of DAC NMOOP
B: Assistance for Production of Foundation and Certified Seeds
11

(i) Hybrid Seed - Rice

(ii) Certified Seed of HYV - Paddy and Wheat

(i) 50 % of cost limited to Rs 5000/- per quintal
(ii) 50 % of cost limited to Rs 5000/- per quintal
BGREI
12
Pulses (arhar, moong, urad,
lentil, field pea, gram, rajma
and moth) - HYV seeds
Rs.25 per kg or 50% of the cost whichever is less for 10 year old varieties
NFSM
13 Assistance for boosting seed production in private sector including individual/ entrepreneurs, self help groups
etc.
Credit-linked back-ended capital subsidy at the rate of 40% of project cost in general areas and 50% in case of hill areas and scheduled areas subject to upper limit of Rs.150 lakhs per project NMAET, Sub Mission on Seeds and Planting Material (SMSP) under Assistance for Boosting of Seed Production in Private Sector.
C: For all Oilseeds Crops
14 Assistance for production of
Foundation Seeds
Rs.1000/- per quintal for all varieties /hybrids released during the last 10 years and an additional assistance of Rs.100/- per quintal on the varieties/hybrids released in the last 5 years. 75% of subsidy amount is meant for farmers and 25% for seed producing agencies for meeting expenditure towards certification and production etc. (SDAs/NSC/SFCI /NAFED/KRIBHCO/IFFCO/HIL/IFFDC/ Central Multi State Cooperatives such as NCCF.) NMOOP
15 Production of Certified Seeds - Do- NMOOP
16 Seed Infrastructure Development Assistance upto 50% for creation of seed infrastructure including trashing floor, seed storage godowns, with the provision for dehumidification, irrigation facilities, fencing of farms, etc.  Allocation would be restricted to maximum of 1% of total outlay under the Mini Mission-I on Oilseeds of NMOOP for the entire implementation period during the Twelfth Plan on 100% basis. NMOOP
16 Variety Specific Targeted Seed
Production (VSTSP)
75% cost of seed production to NSC/ SFCI/ selected SSCs/ State Government Agencies /ICAR/SAUs and its KVKs,farms, international institutions etc., in project mode, subject to requirement of foundation / certified seed and availability of breeder foundation seeds Eligibility: Varieties/ hybrids not older than 5 years. NMOOP

Whom to Contact ?

District Agriculture Officer/District Seed Certification Officer/State Seed Corporation/Project Director, ATMA

Source: Department of Agriculture , Cooperation and Farmers' Welfare

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krishnaveni Mar 16, 2016 10:04 AM

please put the information about seed village programme and production of seeds

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