Seed Processing & Quality Control Section

The Seed Processing & Quality Control Section under the then NASEPP was established in 1987 with financial support from JICA to regulate and carry out quality control tests, processing and packaging of seeds to assure supply of  quality seeds of cereals & vegetables to Bhutanese farmers and other clients. Currently, the Section is run by the 3 Staffs (Senior Technician, Post Production Supervisor and Horticulture Supervisor) and 3 Lab Attendant/Helper (ESP). The Seed Processing & Quality Control Section has three units

  1. Seed Testing laboratory
  2. Seed Processing & Packaging
  3. Vegetable Seed Pouch Packaging.    

Responsibilities

  • To conduct quality test analysis at regular intervals for moisture content, germination & physical purity of the seeds.
  • To process raw seed with desirable moisture content for storage.
  • To package the seeds (Cereals & Vegetables) as per the demand for supply to the Dzongkhags, ASSRs and clients.