: Dr. Jagdev Singh
Asstt.Registrar/D.D.O. : Sh.Ram Narayan Sharma
Opposite Gate No.3, Ludas Road,
Tel. : 01662-284323, 255430, 255432
carry out quality Seed Production Programme for
producing Foundation/Certified/TFL seeds of Rabi and
Kharif crop varieties.
carry out processing, grading and packing of seeds
in the Seed Processing Plant situated in the
Directorate of Farms.
of the quality seeds to meet the requirements of
seed growers government agencies like Haryana Seeds
Development Corporation, National Seed Corporation,
IFFCO, KRIBHCO, private seed producing agencies and
farmers of Haryana as well as adjoining states.
of petrol/diesel/lubricants from the Indian Oil
Corporation and supply of Petrol/HSD to University
Total Land :
A remarkable change
has been witnessed in the rural economy due to
adoption of agricultural technology in the State.
The seed quality and varietal improvement had played
a very important role in better utilization of
inputs in different agro-climatic conditions of the
state. The direct contribution of quality seed alone
to total production has been estimated at around
15-20% depending upon the crop. The role of quality
seed has now become more important.
There is an area of
367.35 hect. for production of quality seeds of
categories foundation seed/certified seed/TFL seeds
on the University main Farm in addition to the area
under Research and fodder production for Animal Farm
of Lala Lajpat Rai University of Vety. & Animal Sc.
All the operations starting from seed bed
preparations to harvesting/thrashing are fully
mechanized. There is seed processing plant with
capacity of 2 ton per hour installed in the
Directorate for grading, processing and packing of
the quality seeds under the supervision of qualified
The mandate of the
Directorate of Farms is to produce and supply the
quality and high yielding seeds i.e.
Foundation/Certified/TFL category of various Rabi
and Kharif crops to the seed growers for further
multiplication and farmers during the Kisan Melas/Farm
Darshan organized by the University and Kisan Seva
Kendra. The Haryana Seeds Development Corporation is
the major buyer of the foundation seeds produced by
this Directorate. The HSDC place the indent of
foundation seed of various crops and accordingly the
cropping plan is finalized by the Cropping Plan
Committee of the University. The additional seed
produced is being supplied to the Government
Agencies like IFFCO, KRIBHCO, N.S.C. and private
seed growers. This Directorate is producing and
supplying the quality seeds of latest varieties
released by our university as well as by other
universities for further multiplication so as to
meet the demand of the seeds in the State. This
Directorate also renders the tractors alongwith
transport vehicle and water tankers facilities to
the research schemes of the university.