Functions

Core functions of PSC include procurement, processing, production and marketing of high quality seeds with the objective to enhance agricultural production and make the province agriculturally self sufficient and sustainable:

  • Procurement and import of Pre-basic seed;
  • Production and proper multiplication of basic seed;
  • Multiplication, procurement, processing, bagging and storage of certified seed;
  • Adequate marketing of certified seed through both the public and private sector;
  • Export of the certified seed when possible after meeting the national requirements;
  • Taking over and managing the Punjab Agricultural Development Supplies Corporation Seed Farms as directed by the Government on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed;
  • Making suitable arrangements for the multiplication of seeds on private farms under its supervision;
  • Making suitable arrangements for the certification of seed in such manner as may be prescribed;
  • Taking all measures to promote the establishment of the seed industry in the Province;
  • Rendering technical advice and other services to its registered growers; and
  • Contributing towards the cost of any studies, services, experiment or technical research connected with the functions of the Corporation and undertaken or done by any other person, agency or body