- 120 quintals of paddy seeds will be sold to Purari Seed Company,U.P.
- Devbhog paddy recommended by Central seed production sub committee,New Delhi
Raipur (thestates.news) The fragrance of Chhattisgarh’s Devbhog rice cultivated by agricultural scientists of Indira Gandhi Krishi Vidyalaya will reach Ayodhya and adjoining parts of Uttar Pradesh. Chhattisgarh is also known as the Rice Bowl of India and after procuring a record breaking 98 lakh Metric Tonnes of paddy,and becoming the second largest paddy procurer in India with the help of state government’s farmer friendly policies under the visionary guidance of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel,120 quintals of paddy seeds are being provided to Purari Seed Company of Ayodhya.
An agreement was signed between Chhattisgarh’s agricultural university and Purari Seed Company Ayodhya in the presence of Dr. Girish Chandel,Vice Chancellor of Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, to provide 120 quintals of Devbhog paddy seeds to Purari Seed Company of Ayodhya.These seeds will be planted in 1200 acres of fields in Ayodhya and adjoining areas. On this occasion Director of Research, Dr. P.L. Chandrakar, Co-Director of Research Dr. Vivek Tripathi and Field Manager Dr. HL. Sonboir were also present. Director Research Dr. P.L. Chandrakar assured the operators of Purari Seeds Company of providing high quality seeds with all possible support and technology for production of Chhattisgarh Devbhog paddy.