seeds

Seeding revival sentiment

Tirupur’s Priya Rajanarayanan has built a repository of over 500 indigenous seeds, making them available to farmers and people with a green thumb

published on : 22nd February 2021

Cash-strapped OSSC seeks more fund

The government had created two separate corpus funds of Rs 100 crore each in 2015 for ‘pre-positioning’ fertiliser and quality seeds.

published on : 12th February 2021

Government bans export of onion seeds

The government banned exports of onion seeds with immediate effect amidst rising prices of the bulb in the domestic markets.

published on : 30th October 2020

Pomegranate: Shiny red seeds that pack a nutritious punch

Dhanalakshmi R, dietician, Rainbow Children’s Hospital, shares how adding the edible insides of the fruit to the plate daily, can be a diet change you won’t regret.

published on : 28th October 2020

Efforts on by SEEDS to provide 10.7 million meals to the needy across nine cities

We are committed to reaching out to the bottom one per cent vulnerable communities during this crisis.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Odisha State Seeds Corporation eyes Rs 4.5 crore profit

The State Government has been providing Rs  100 crore every year to OSSC to supply seeds to the farmers during kharif and rabi seasons.

published on : 28th September 2020

Delhi-NCR residents with SEEDS uses art to keep Darjeeling based school afloat

Three Delhi artists have put up 17 paintings on sale to raise funds for a Darjeeling school in dire straits

published on : 23rd September 2020

Don't discard the peels and seeds! Here are some ways to turn them delectable

Take a gander at the chopping board next time you decide to discard peels and seeds of vegetables and fruits. There’s so much you can do with them. 

published on : 13th September 2020

Seized sub-standard seeds coated with harmful chemicals

Cases were registered at Haveri, Ballari, Hubballi and Dharwad. Under the Seeds Act, 1996, Agriculture Department inspectors can seize fake/sub-standard seeds and initiate action against offenders. 

published on : 7th September 2020

Humanitarian organisation SEEDS' goal: To provide 3.7 million meals amid COVID-19 crisis

Each food kit comprises rice, wheat flour, sugar, pulses, cooking oil, and salt that should be sufficient to feed a nuclear family for at least a month.

published on : 25th May 2020