Seeds are also exported from Varanasi along with fruits, vegetables and grains

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Published by: Geetarjuna Gautam
Updated Thursday, July 08, 2021 5:15 p.m. IST

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For the past two years, mango, rice, beans, green chilies and green peas have been successfully exported from many districts of Purvanchal, including Varanasi, Ghazipur, Azamgarh, Mirzapur, Chandauli. Which directly benefited the farmers. APEDA will now also export seeds.

Divisional Commissioner opens the program.
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In the near future, seeds will also be exported from Banaras, which is developing into an export center. In addition, the farmers are given information about modern technology for more organic production from time to time. Varanasi division commissioner Deepak Agarwal said these things on Thursday. Who spoke about the awareness program for agricultural exports organized by APEDA as part of the Amrit Mahotsav. There were progressive farmers, FPOs, agronomists from the four districts of the Mandal, many organizations related to agricultural exports and representatives of the department. For the past two years, mango, rice, beans, green chilies and green peas have been successfully exported from many districts of Purvanchal, including Varanasi, Ghazipur, Azamgarh, Mirzapur, Chandauli. Which directly benefited the farmers. Given the enthusiasm of the farmers, APEDA organized an awareness program to facilitate agricultural exports.

In which horticulture, agriculture, exporters, institutions and farmers organizations have participated. Soon 10 percent of seeds will be exported by farmers’ organizations in the Varanasi Division, which have experience of exporting 10 to 12 times in two years.

According to Ajay Kumar Singh, deputy director of the Uttar Pradesh State Seed Certification Association, seeds are produced on behalf of the organization in the three counties of Azamgarh, Vindhyachal and Varanasi.This produces one to 1.5 lakh quintals of paddy, wheat, gram, pea, moong, lentil, mustard, barley, oat, barsingh seeds for both the Rabi and the Kharif -Season. That said, BHY produces thousands of quintals a year of seeds through 17 programs.

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In the near future, seeds will also be exported from Banaras, which is developing into an export center. In addition, the farmers are given information about modern technology for more organic production from time to time. Varanasi division commissioner Deepak Agarwal said these things on Thursday. Who spoke about the awareness program for agricultural exports organized by APEDA as part of the Amrit Mahotsav. There were progressive farmers, FPOs, agronomists from the four districts of the Mandal, many organizations related to agricultural exports and representatives of the department.

For the past two years, mango, rice, beans, green chilies and green peas have been successfully exported from many districts of Purvanchal, including Varanasi, Ghazipur, Azamgarh, Mirzapur, Chandauli. Which directly benefited the farmers. Given the enthusiasm of the farmers, APEDA organized an awareness program to facilitate agricultural exports.

In which horticulture, agriculture, exporters, institutions and farmers organizations have participated. Soon 10 percent of seeds will be exported by farmers’ organizations in the Varanasi Division, which have experience of exporting 10 to 12 times in two years.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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