The Telangana government has decided to set up a Seed regulatory Authority in the State.Since it was decided that crops as identified by the government would be cultivated, seeds of the crops identified by the government henceforth would be sold.
Clear-cut instructions in this regard will be given to Seed Producing organisations and traders. The Seed regulatory Authority will ensure that only seeds of the crops identified by the government are sold. If need be, the government has decided to being changes in the Seed Act.
The CM decided to have an exclusive meeting with the representatives of Seed companies.he CM held a high-level review meeting at Pragathi Bhavan here on Tuesday on Change of cropping pattern and setting up of Crop Colonies. Minister Sri Etela Rajender, State Planning Commission Vice Chairman Sri B Vinod Kumar, Rythu Bandhu State President Sri Palla Rajeshwar Reddy, Government’s Chief Advisor Sri Rajiv Sharma, Chief Secretary Sri Somesh Kumar, Principal Secretaries Sri B Janardhan Reddy, Sri Ramakrishna Rao, Agriculture University Vice Chancellor Sri Praveen Rao, Horticulture MD Sri Venktramreddy, Seed Corporation MD Sri Keshavulu, Additional Director (Agriculture) Sri Vijay Kumar, Deputy Director Ms Shailaja, CMO secretary Ms Smita Sabharwal attended.