Vice Chairman & Managing Director's Message

Dr. Sekhar Babu Geddam, IFS.,

V.C. & Managing Director APSSDC Ltd

Andhra Pradesh State Seeds Development Corporation Ltd. was established on 26 th March, 1976 as a nodal agency to the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh to serve the farmers of the state by supply of Quality Seeds at affordable prices. The Organization is popularly known as “AP Seeds” among the Farming community and the public at large. The Corporation has been in the service of the farming community of the state since four decades by supplying quality seeds. The Seed produced and supplied by the Corporation is known for its quality. The Corporation is the nodal agency to the Department of Agriculture of the state to supply the seeds of various crops on subsidy to small and marginal farmers of the state. The Corporation has a wide network of Farmers in the state who participate in Seed Production. The Corporation has well established infrastructure facilities in all its 13 Units for Seed Processing. The Seed produced and supplied by the Corporation is tested mandatorily for its quality parameters in the Seed Testing laboratories of the Corporation before the seed is supplied to the Farmers. The Corporation always works with the Farmer’s interest and supply the seed at affordable cost.

The Corporation is always a front runner in maintenance of Seed Chain of the notified and popular varieties in all the Crops. The Corporation also stands first in promoting the new and improved varieties in all the crops by immediately keeping them in seed production chain. The Seed produced by the corporation is not only popular among the farmers of the state but also in the other states. The Seed produced by the corporation is also having demand from the farmers of the other states Viz., Kerala, Tamilnadu, Telangana etc. The Corporation is ever dynamic in its activities. The corporation is continuously enhancing its certified seed production base in all the crops and increasing the processing and storage capabilities with the financial support of Govt. of AP and Govt. of India. The activities of the Corporation are always closer to the Farmers and the Corporation is all set to take the Seed supply to the village level through Rythu Bharosa Kendras.

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