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?
||Type of Assistance
||Quantum of assistance
per kilogram of seeds
||Seeds of High Yielding Variety
of Paddy, Pulses , vegetables and
|20% cost subsidy 100%
|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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