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Sep - 2015 : NSAI CONDUCTED 9 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & ELECTIONS

The National Seed Association of India (NSAI) recently concluded its 9th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, NASC Complex, Pusa, New Delhi on 14th September, 2015. The AGM was attended by more than 90 participants.  ...

Last Updated: Thursday, 24th September, 2015 10:10 AM Visits 420

Aug - 2015 : Hon'ble Prime Minister gives a Call for Team India to Work for overall Prosperity

Hon'ble Prime Minister gives a Call for Team India to Work for overall Prosperity   ...

Last Updated: Monday, 24th August, 2015 03:52 PM Visits 438

July - 2015 : NSAI ORGANISED WORKSHOP ON ENHANCING SEED EXPORTS FROM INDIA

NSAI ORGANISED WORKSHOP ON ENHANCING SEED EXPORTS FROM INDIA ...

Last Updated: Saturday, 1st August, 2015 03:53 PM Visits 494

June - 2015 : NSAI MEMBERS LEND A HELPING HAND TO EARTHQUAKE AFFECTED FARMERS IN BIHAR

When earthquake hit the Himalayan country of Nepal it shook parts of India as well. The severity was unsurpassing; with unfortunate loss of life. The adjoining districts of Bihar, too suffered damage. Upon the clarion call of Shri M Prabhakar Rao, NSAI President, NSAI members came forward to actively contribute to the cause. The Seed distribution function was organized in Motihari, Bihar on 11th June, 2015. Hon'ble Union Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh presided over the event. Among the other dignitaries were Shri. Pramod Kumar, MLA, Motihari & Shri Ajay Singh, MLA, Raxaul. It is estimated that nearly 21,000 farmers will be benefitted from the Seed Donation....

Last Updated: Wednesday, 24th June, 2015 12:57 PM Visits 463

May - 2015 : NATIONAL SEED ASSOCIATION OF INDIA ORGANISED WORKSHOP ON ABS GUIDELINES

National Seed Association of India organised a workshop on “Scope of ABS Guidelines” as per the latest th notification issued by Government of India on 25 April 2015 in Hyderabad. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Suvarna Chandrappagari, Member Secretary, Telangana State Biodiversity Board. It witnessed participation from all the stakeholders i.e. Government, Seed Industry and Research Institutions. Among the others were dignitaries from National Biodiversity Authority, Shri T. Rabi Kumar, Secretary (NBA), from ICAR, Shri J. S. Chauhan (ADG, Seeds), Ministry of Agriculture and Shri R. K. Trivedi, Deputy Commissioner (QC). The event started with welcome speech by Shri M. Prabhakar Rao, President, NSAI. In...

Last Updated: Friday, 1st May, 2015 11:48 AM Visits 523

April - 2015 : NSAI REPRESENTS SEED INDUSTRY IN MEETING ORGANISED BY PPV&FRA TO DISCUSS ANNUAL FEE RETURN FORM

A meeting was organised by PPV&FRA to discuss revision of Annual Fee Return Form on 26th March, 2015 under the chairmanship of Dr. R.C. Agrawal, Registrar General, PPV&FRA. The Key highlights of the Meeting are as follows: NSAI recommended that instead of Seeds in Stock as on 31st March; it should be replaced as Seeds in Stock as on 1st April of preceding year and instead of Seeds produced it should be modified as seeds received. The suggestion was agreed upon by the participating members. Chairman clarified that column No.3 of draft annual fee return form would be re-modified as “Seeds received/  produced”. Chairman further stated...

Last Updated: Wednesday, 1st April, 2015 11:46 AM Visits 999

March - 2015 : NSAI Welcomes Union Budget 2015-16

We the ‘National Seed Association of India’ welcome the Budget and we strongly feel that Government’s Strategy would go a long way to rejuvenate the economic growth of the country going forward. Overall, the budget places considerable emphasis on agricultural renewal and agrarian prosperity. The allocations are moderate but a beginning has been made to look at the problems in farming in a more holistic manner. We hope this process will be continued and by the coming years ahead, we will see that many of the root causes of the prevailing agrarian distress are eliminated. ...

Last Updated: Wednesday, 25th March, 2015 06:17 PM Visits 549

February - 2015 : NATIONAL SEED ASSOCIATION OF INDIA 6th EDITION of ISC 2015

The sixth edition of the Indian Seed Congress (ISC) was organized at Agra, on 13–14 February 2015. The event was Tinaugurated by Chief Guest Hon’ble Union Minister of Agriculture Shri Radha Mohan Singh along with Guest of Honour Hon'ble Minister of State for Ministry of Science & Technology & Earth Sciences Shri Y. S. Chowdary and Guest of Honour Hon'ble Minister of State for HRD (Higher Education) Shri Ram Shankar Katheria. The welcome address was given by NSAI President, Shri. M. Prabhakar Rao.  ...

Last Updated: Friday, 20th February, 2015 06:15 PM Visits 450