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PLANT GENOME SAVIOUR AWARDS

INDIA’S HIGHEST AWARD/REWARD/RECOGNITION FOR FARMER(S) AND FARMING COMMUNITIES

A unique opportunity to all farmers and farming communities to get awarded, rewarded and recognized for the contribution in conserving and developing plant varieties.

1. Plant Genome Saviour Community Award 2016-17 and 2017-18

WHAT IS THE AWARD :- A maximum of five awards in a year, each consisting of cash of Rs. 10,00,000/- (Rupees Ten Lakhs Only) each, a citation and a memento.

WHO CAN APPLY:- A community of farmers particularly tribal, village, rural and farming communities who are engaged in the conservation of genetic resources of landraces and wild relatives of economic plants and their improvement through selection and preservation and the material so selected and preserved has been used as donors of genes in varieties registerable under the PPV&FR Act, 2001.

2. Plant Genome Saviour Farmer Reward/ Recognition 2017-18

WHAT IS THE REWARD :- A maximum of 10 rewards comprising of citation, memento and cash amount of Rs 1,50,000/- (Rupees One Lakh Fifty Thousand Only).

WHAT IS THE RECOGNITION: - A maximum of 20 recognitions comprising of citation, memento and cash amount of Rs. 1,00,000/- (Rupees One Lakh Only).

WHO CAN APPLY:- Farmers engaged in the conservation of genetic resources of landraces and wild relatives of economic plants and their improvement through selection and preservation and the material so selected and preserved has been used as donors of genes in varieties registerable under the PPV&FR Act, 2001.

HOW TO APPLY FOR AWARD/ REWARD/ RECOGNITION:- Application form and detailed guidelines may be downloaded from the website of the Authority www.plantauthority.gov.in or may be obtained in person or by post on any working day from the office of PPV&FR Authority or its branch offices at Ranchi, Guwahati, Palampur, Pune and Shivamogga (Addresses available on website) between 9:00A.M to 5:30 P.M. Applications may be submitted either in Hindi or English. There is no application fee and only complete form with supporting document(s) is to be submitted

AWARD/ REWARD/ RECOGNITION APPLICATIONS TO BE FORWARDED THROUGH: The applications have to be forwarded through Chairperson/Secretary of the concerned Panchayat, Biodiversity Management Committee or concerned District Agricultural Officer or Director of Research of concerned State Agriculture University or concerned District Tribal Development Office. However in case of applications for plant genome savior community awards it can also be forwarded through concerned Zonal Project Director, Indian Council of Agricultural Research.


Important Information


Application forms

  • ‘PLANT GENOME SAVIOR COMMUNITY AWARD’(In English)    (pdf),    (word)
  • ‘PLANT GENOME SAVIOR COMMUNITY AWARD’(In Hindi)     (pdf),     (word)
  • ‘PLANT GENOME SAVIOR FARMER REWARD/RECOGNITION’(In English)    (pdf),    (word)
  • ‘PLANT GENOME SAVIOR FARMER REWARD/RECOGNITION’(In Hindi)     (pdf),    (word)

Last Date of Submission: The duly filled application forms along with supportive information, evidence/details/ proof of the claims made should reach the following address within 28.6.2019.

Address:
Sh. R.S. Sengar
Deputy Registrar,

Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Authority
Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare,
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India,
S-2, 'A' Block, NASC, DPS Marg, Opp. Todapur, New Delhi -110012.
Contact No :011-25841532; E-mail: dr-ppvfra@nic.in


(R.C. Agrawal)
Registrar-General, PPV&FRA

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