Punjab Seed Corporation as a semi autonomous body of the Govt. Punjab was established under PSC Act 1976, for systematic seed Production, Procurement, Processing & Marketing of major and minor crops seed on scientific lines. The prime objective of PSC is to supply high quality seed on affordable rates thus to enhance overall per acre yield of the Province.
Multiplication and production of basic seed of important agriculture crops in line with certified seed production targets fixed by the Government. Basic seed is a vital link in the chain of systematic seed production.
The basic seeds produced at PSC farms and Growers Farms is further multiplied with the registered growers for production of certified seed by the procurement division. The Procurement staff provides necessary advisory services to the registered growers as well as to the general farmer’s community. The produce of certified acreage of registered growers is procured at market rate or government fixed prices with additional benefits of premium as per procurement plan issued each season.
The Processing Division deals with the requisite seed processing activities like receipt of pure and un-processed stocks of various crop seeds, drying, ginning, processing, delinting, grading, treating, testing, Bagging, labeling & sealing of seeds.
The marketing of certified seeds is done through PSC's own Direct Sale Points which are situated at 19 locations and through a vast net work of 1136 PSC dealers spread through-out the Punjab Province. It is pertinent to mention here that in-view of hard competition with the Private Sector, 4 new Marketing Centres have been established in the non-core areas i.e. Rajanpur, Gujrat, Bhakkar and Layyah.
For more information www.psc.punjab.gov.pk