IOB's Promotion of Pulses Seed Bank is a project in association with M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai for the establishment of Seed Banks in various villages under Dryland farming.
Most small and marginal farmers in the rain fed areas pay less attention to cultivating pulses consequently leading to the decline of productivity in this sector. This scheme is intended to increase the production of pulses in dryland farming.
The Districts of Ramanathapuram and Pudukottai in Tamil Nadu were chosen for the 1st Phase of this project.
The aim of this project is...