Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agricultural Development

Seed Quality Control Centre


Introduction

As per the provision made in Seed Act, Govt. of Nepal has constituted a National Seed Board to advise Govt. of Nepal on formulating and executing national seed policies. It has three sub-committees, such as variety approval, release and registration sub-committee, program planning/formulation and monitoring sub-committee and quality standards determination and management sub-committee to advice and recommend and support NSB on different seed quality related issues.

Major functions:

  • Preparation of seed balance sheet

  • To arrange meetings of different committees

  • Monitoring and implementation of decisions made by the committee and sub-committees

  • Database management of released varieties