State Seeds Corporation Limited was
incorporated in 1976 with the objective
to provide better quality seeds at
reasonable price to farmers and develop
such a seed production infrastructure
that is able to respond rapidly
fast changing demand of seeds of all
kinds with least possible costs.
specific objectives of the Corporation
are as under:
implement the State Seeds Project
forming part of National Seeds Programme
in accordance with the arrangements
between International Development
Agency/International Bank for Reconstruction
of India, National Seeds Corporation
Limited, Punjab Government
and the Company or between any two
or more of them.
undertake the production of certified
seeds in sufficient quantities to
the National Production Program and
of any crops or varieties coming under
the preview of seeds Act.
provide quality seeds at reasonable
prices to farmers to support the high
process certified seeds on scientific
and commercial lines.
install, manage and operate processing
plants and seed storage facilities.
undertake and promote research in
agriculture in general and seed production,
processing, preserving and storage
techniques in the particular, in
collaboration with ICAR, Agricultural
Universities and National Seeds Corporation
Limited and other Institutions.
make arrangements for supply of foundation
seed to grower share-holders through
the National Seeds Corporation Limited
for varieties of all-India and regional
importance and through other agencies
for other varieties
carry on business as seed merchants,
to buy, sell, prepare for market and
in seeds of all kinds.