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Corporate profile

I.  Company Profile
NSC was incorporated with the objective to promote and develop seed industry in the country and to contribute to the prosperity of farmers through supply of quality seeds and other agro input/services as well as to enhance agricultural productivity. NSC Produces more than 1.5 lakhs tones of certified/quality seeds per year covering 600 varieties of 60 crops and hybrids of cereals, millets, pulses, oilseeds, fodder, fibre and vegetables.

Year of incorporation

19.03.1963

Category

Schedule 'B', Miniratna Category-I, CPSE

Ministry

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

NSC is a Schedule 'B', Miniratna Category-I CPSE under the administrative control of Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture & Co-operation with 100% shareholding by the Government of India. Its registered and corporate office(s) is at New Delhi.

2. Industrial/Business Operations:
NSC is involved in production and marketing of quality seeds, planting materials and sale of Bio-Fertilizer through its 10 Regional Offices, 8 Farms and 65 Area offices spread all over India.
Advent of NSC was a logical result of the revolution that was taking place in plant breeding and genetics. At the time when the nation was facing acute shortage of food grains, NSC became harbinger of Green Revolution. As a result, India became a food grain surplus country from one depending on wheat grain shipments from USA under PL - 480 schemes. Starting with production of 30-40 tones of Maize Foundation Seed, NSC today produces more than 1.5 lakh tones of certified/quality seeds per year covering 600 varieties of 60 crops and Hybrids of cereals, millets, pulses, oilseeds, fodder fibre and vegetable. The physical performance of company during the period 2013-14 to 2017-18 is shown below:  
Production Of Good Seed during:

Main products

Unit

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

Seeds

Lakh Quintals

14.28

15.51

17.21

16.65

15.51


3. Key financial Indicators:
The key financial indicators of the performance of the company during the last five years may be seen from the table below:
Amount in Crores

Particulars

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

Total Income

738.75

907.62

778.58

882.82

841.55

Net profit/loss(+)

54.07

38.84

49.71

51.80

24.98

Paid-Up Capital

22.68

54.17

57.32

57.32

57.32

Reserves and Surplus

242.20

457.82

512.70

554.21

565.89

4. Strategic Issues:
The other objectives of the company include to ensure growth over all growth  in every sphere of activities of the corporation for which company plans  to diversify the product mix by increasing more of low volume high value crops, to undertake production and supply of quality seed with more focus on hybrids, oilseed and pulses, to introduce new crops varieties to strengthen and modernize infrastructural facilities to enhance seed production, processing and marketing by expanding growers net-work and through public-private-partnership, to explore new distribution channels, to provide training/extension and other seed related services to the farmers and to expand activities in North Eastern State.

State Farms Corporation of India (SFCI) with its 22000 Hact. Farm has been amalgamated with NSC, now which adds to its capability of producing basic parental material and hybrid lines under direct supervision of experts of the Corporation.

5. Human Resources Management:
The enterprise employed 1471 regular employees (executives 242 ; non executives 1229) as on 31.01.2019 / retirement age in the company is 60 years. It is following IDA 2017 pattern of remuneration.
The total number of Directors in the Company was 5 out of which 2 part-time official - Government nominee, Director(s) and 3 full time functional Director:
(Nos.) Regionwise strength

Region/Farms

A

B

C

D

Total

DW

G.Total

Head Office

42

26

70

29

167

1

168

Bangalore

7

7

24

7

45

1

46

Bhopal

11

19

33

14

77

0

77

Chandigarh

7

6

17

6

36

0

36

Chennai

4

6

10

3

23

0

23

Jaipur

6

11

28

12

57

0

57

Kolkata

7

6

22

12

47

0

47

Lucknow

15

7

40

36

98

3

101

Patna

10

10

20

15

55

0

55

Pune

10

10

25

6

51

0

51

Secunderabad

6

3

27

11

47

10

57

CSF, Hisar

6

5

46

116

173

38

211

CSF, Jetsar

8

5

51

96

160

62

222

CSF, Sardargarh

8

8

59

101

176

26

202

CSF, Suratgarh

10

5

85

97

197

66

263

CSF, Raichur

6

3

24

29

62

14

76

Grand Total

163

137

581

590

1471

221

1692

 

Executives

242

Board of Directors

4

Non executives

1229

(i) Full time

2

Total Employees

1471

(ii) Non official 

1

Daily Wages

221

(iii) Govt. nominee

1

Working since 1963, under the control of the Ministry of Agriculture of Government of India.
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