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National Seed Association of India Organised 7th Edition of Indian Seed Congress 2017 13 – 14 February 2017, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

TFebruary 2017. The event was organised in Kolkata, on 13 – 14 February 2017. The event was inaugurated by Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Hon'ble Union Agriculture Minister, India, Shri Abdur Razzak Molla, Hon'ble Minister of Food Processing Industries & Horticulture, Government of West Bengal & Shri Somnath Poudyal, Hon'ble Minister for Food Security and Agriculture Development, Government of Sikkim as the Guests of honour. This year the theme of the congress was 'Seeds for Joy'. A total of 608 Delegates, including 96 Overseas Delegates from 17 Countries took part in the Congress. ...

Last Updated: Tuesday, 7th March, 2017 03:39 PM Visits 72

RIB Notification

Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, has issued a Gazette notification specifying the seed quality standard for Bt cotton Seeds. This is with reference to the meeting held under the chairmanship of Shri R.K.Singh, Joint cretary (seeds) on the 24 February, 2016, to finalize the seed quality standards (genetic Purity etc.) for Bt cotton seeds under Refugia in a Bag Concept (RIB). In the meeting, it was decided that there will be two types of seed packing, one with 120g non Bt Cotton seeds pack within 450g Bt cotton Seeds pack (pack in a pack(PIP)) and another 475g pack with...

Last Updated: Tuesday, 17th January, 2017 02:17 PM Visits 103

NSAI Attended Third Meeting of The Associations' Performance Council 2016‐17

NSAI attended ASCON meeting organized by CII. ASCON is a forum which brings together National level Associations from across sectors on a common platform. The meeting was Chaired by Ms Shobhana Kamineni, President Designate, CII. Also present were Dr. Bidisha Ganguly, Chief Economist, CII , Mr. Sumit Dutt Majumder, Ex‐ Chairman, Central Board of Excise and Customs, & GST Expert and Mr. Atul Gupta, Partner, Deloitte. ... ...

Last Updated: Thursday, 17th November, 2016 11:06 AM Visits 106

NSAI Participated in “India‐Singapore: Way Forward Meeting”

NSAI Participated in “India‐Singapore: Way Forward " meeting organized by FICCI on 5 October 2016. A Business Delegation from Singapore attended the meeting. The meeting was convened to evaluate hands‐on business opportunities between the two countries. ...... ...

Last Updated: Monday, 24th October, 2016 02:59 PM Visits 130

NSAI Attended Meeting on Seed Production/Certification of the Basmati Rice

NSAI attended a meeting organised by MoA&FW on Seed Production/Certification of the Basmati Rice under the chairmanship of the JS(Seeds) on 14 September, 2016 at New Delhi. . .  ...

Last Updated: Friday, 16th September, 2016 01:09 PM Visits 148

NSAI Organised 10 Annual General Meeting

The Tenth Annual General Meeting of the National Seed Association of India (NSAI) was organised on Friday August 26, 2016 at NASC Complex, Pusa Campus, New Delhi. The AGM was chaired by NSAI President, Mr. M Prabhakar Rao. The AGM was attended by participants from states like Punjab, Maharashtra, Haryana, Delhi, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, West Bengal, Karnataka and Uttarakhand.   ...

Last Updated: Wednesday, 31st August, 2016 11:19 AM Visits 139

NSAI Welcomes & Congratulates Hon’ble Ministers (Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer’s Welfare)

NSAI Welcomes & Congratulates Hon’ble Ministers (Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer’s Welfare)  ...

Last Updated: Friday, 15th July, 2016 11:21 AM Visits 213

NSAI Participates In Round Table Discussions on “IPR, Access to Technology & Policy Deliberations” organised By RIS ( NewsLetter- June 2016)

The roundtable discussions was organised by RIS on 4th June,2016. The meeting began with Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi, Director General RIS delivering the welcome address. The inaugural address was given by Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission. The industry perspective was given by Mr M Prabhakar Rao, President, National Seed Association of India and Dr Paresh Verma, Head, Management Committee, ABLE-AG. ..... ...

Last Updated: Monday, 20th June, 2016 10:18 AM Visits 213