Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Authority

(A Statutory body created by an Act of Parliament)

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare

About Us

In order to provide for the establishment of an effective system for protection of plant varieties, the rights of farmers and plant breeders and to encourage the development of new varieties of plants it has been considered necessary to recognize and protect the rights of the farmers in respect of their contribution made at any time in conserving, improving and making available plant genetic resources for the development of the new plant varieties. Moreover to accelerate agricultural development, it is necessary to protect plants breeders' rights to stimulate investment for research and development for the development of new plant varieties.

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No. of Certificates issued crop group-wise as on 13.09.2019

No. of Certificates issued as on 13.09.2019

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