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Seed Bankers for Conserving Native Crops

PPV&FR Authority registers farmers varieties. Till date 1597 farmers varieties have been registered with PPV&FRA and certificates of registration have been issued.  Further, the Protection of Plant Varieties &Farmers Right Authority under the Section 39(1)(iii) of PPV&FR Act, 2001annually confers 35 Awards amounting to Rs.85 lakhs to farmer(s)/ farming communities engaged in conservation of plant genetic resources and which have been used as donor of genes in varieties registerable under the Act. So far 124 farmer(s)/ farming communities have received such Awards.

Published Date: 
Friday, July 26, 2019
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