Guidelines issued for registration in UP Council of Sugarcane Research for farmers keen to selling sugarcane seedlings

Lucknow: Additional Chief Secretary, Sugar Industry and Cane Development, Sanjay R. Bhoosreddy informed that in order to ensure quick availability of quality cane seed to the cane farmers of the State, arrangements has been made to register the progressive farmers those are willing to produce and sell cane seed to other farmers in the Cane department as a “Seed cane producer”.

Giving detailed information about the process of registration, he said that the farmers willing to produce and sell cane seeds have to submit their application through proper channel before the Director, UP Council of Sugarcane Research, Shahjahanpur on prescribed format issued by the department.

He also told that these farmers will have to clearly mention their name, father’s name, UGC code, cane variety, area of cane variety, proposed number of seedlings produced for sale, quantity of seed produced etc. in the application form. Along with the application form, a photocopy of Aadhar card, Khatauni and an affidavit of Rs.100 attested by the Notary of self-declaration regarding compliance of departmental instructions and details of registration fee will have to be attached along with the application and should be submitted to the concerned Senior Cane Development Inspector or District Cane Officer. Payment of Registration Fee of Rs.1000, can be paid either through Demand Draft in the favour of Director, U.P. Council of Sugarcane Research or can be paid directly by RTGS or NEFT to the Research Council’s bank A/C No. 56800100001699, IFSC-BARB0BUPGBX Baroda UP Gramin Bank, Branch-Lodhipur, Shahjahopur.

In relation to the above, Director, Uttar Pradesh Council for Sugarcane Research said that for the registration of farmers, prescribed procedure has been issued and the preparation for registration has been completed. After applying by the farmers, the registration will be completed within 15 days.

The Director also informed that the quality of seeds will be tested and certified by a team comprising the scientists related to plant-breeding and crop protection concerned District cane Officer and senior cane development inspectors.
He has also made it clear that on receipt of any complaint regarding the sale of any variety in the form of any other popular and newly developed other variety then action will be taken against the farmer under the provisions mentioned in the Seeds Act 1966 and other relevant Acts and Rules.


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