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Programmes & Schemes

Four schemes conceived for boosting seed production and distribution in the state.

Mukhyamantri Tivra Beej Vistar Yojana (Chief Ministers’ Crash Seed Programme)

  • Distribution of foundation seed of selected crops in small packets
  • Two farmers selected from each village for each selected crops.
  • Seed given to farmers at half the cost.
  • Certified seed produced by farmers spread through traditional method of exchange i.e.-Dedha (1.5 times), Sawaiya (1.25 times)

Action Point

  • Production of Foundation Seed on govt. farms.
  • Use of large quantity of Breeder Seed.
  • Breeder seed used in the state.
  • In each crop season seed distribution programme is inaugurated by Honorable Chief Minister.
  • Four state level seed distribution programmes organized.
  • A day before distribution farmers are given training on seed production technology
  • A scientist of KVK is designated as District Scientist to solve the problems of seed production faced by farmers.
  • Block Agriculture officer selects the beneficiary & assists farmers in seed production.
  • Registration with Seed Certification Agency is voluntary. Farmers given assistance if they like to do so.