Quality seed production is one of the most critical components for ensuring quality seed supply at the doorstep of farmers. Provision of quality seed is an important step in enhancing the yield and production of pulses. Replacing old varieties from seed chain and farmers’ fields remains a major concern among research managers, extension workers and other stakeholders. Realizing importance of quality seed in enhancing productivity of pulses, Department of Agriculture, cooperative and farmer welfare, GOI, has taken initiative to ensure quality seed availability locally through creation of seed hubs.

In 2016-17, KrishiVigyan Kendra Buldhana II received the target of production of Kharif(Green gram and Black gram) as well as rabi(Chickpea) pulses of certified seed program. This project has a provision of separate grant of 50 lakh for creating infrastructures (seed processing and storage facility). The Processing plant of 1TPH and storage structure is ready to serve the farmer from 2020 having the following machinery.

  1. Bucket Elevator
  2. Seed Grader & Cleaner
  3. Specific Gravity Separator
  4. Seed Treater
  5. Seed Moisture meter
  6. Packaging Machine
  7. Storage Structure