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This section covers about Seeds related schemes of Andaman Nicobar

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 paddy, pulses (except arhar), oilseeds (except mustard and sunflower) once in three years, seeds of maize, arhar, mustard and sunflower once in two years.
  • 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 Quantum of assistance
per kilogram of seeds
1 Seeds of High Yielding Variety
of Paddy, Pulses , vegetables and
Oil seeds
20% cost subsidy 100%
transport subsidy
State Plan Scheme

Whom/Where to Contact?

Zonal Assistant Director(Agri)/Nearest Agriculture Sub-Depot/Agriculture Field Staff/ Rural Knowledge Centre /Kisan Call Centre- Phone : 03192-243434

Source: Department of Agriculture

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