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Hybrid Seed Mini Kits: Distribution Program

Hybrid Seed Mini Kits: Distribution Program

  • Context: Under a special program by the Union Ministry of Agriculture 8.20 lakh seed mini-kits are planned to be distributed free of cost in 343 districts of 15 states.
  • This program will increase production and productivity by increasing the seed replacement rate, which will help in increasing the income of the farmers.
  • It has been started under the National Food Security Mission (NFSM) - Oil Seed and Oil Palm Scheme. 
  • It covers various districts of all the major producing states like Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura etc.
  • The objective of this Seed Mini Kit program is to polarize new varieties with high yield potential and other useful features.

 

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