PROTECTION OF PLANT VARIETIES AND FARMERS’ RIGHTS AUTHORITY, INDIA
MEMBERS OF THE PPV & FR AUTHORITY

  • The Agriculture Commissioner, Government of India, Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, New Delhi, ex-officio;
  • The Deputy Director General in charge of Crop Sciences, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, ex-officio;
  • The Joint Secretary in charge of Seeds, Government of India, Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, New Delhi, ex-officio;
  • The Horticulture Commissioner, Government of India, Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, New Delhi, ex-officio;
  • The Director, National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi, ex-officio;
  • One member not below the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government of India, to represent the Department of Bio-technology, Government of India, ex-officio;
  • One member not below the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government of India to represent the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, ex-officio;
  • One member not below the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government of India to represent the Ministry of Law, Justice and Company Affairs, Government of India, ex-officio;
  • One representative from a National or State level farmers’ organization to be nominated by the Central Government;
  • One representative from a tribal organization to be nominated by the Central Government;
  • One representative from the seed industry to be nominated by the Central Government;
  • One representative from an agricultural University to be nominated by the Central Government;
  • One representative from a National or State level women’s organization associated with agricultural activities to be nominated by the Central Government; and
  • Two representative of State Governments of rotation basis to be nominated by the Central Government.


DUS Centres
 
National Guidelines for the Conduct of Tests for Distinctness, Uniformity and Stability
Crop List
DUS test guidelines finalized for 12 notified crop species: Black gram, Bread wheat, Chickpea, Field pea, Green gram, Kidney bean, Lentil, Maize, Pearl millet, Pigeon pea, Rice, Sorghum
 Crop Guidelines
. Cotton (tertaploid)
. Cotton (Diploid)
. Jute