Neem Seed collection Workshop organised with GLPC

On 1/06/2018, Neem Seed collection Workshop was organised at GNFC auditorium, Bharuch. Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta [IAS] MD, GNFC chaired the function. He applauded the efforts done by both teams [GNFC-GLPC} for promotional work in the field through more than 500 meetings/functions which resulted in reaching more than one lakh rural women with this message in scorching heat. He also emphasised that this year priority to be given to women SHG’S for seed collection. District Wise planning was reviewed. This year GNFC has planned to collect 27000 MT Neem seeds through 5000 village level collection centres [VLCC]. Also, training given by AH – CA [GKP] for quality checks, sampling process, moisture% analysis, documentation with respect to GST,e-bill, etc. Long service awards & post retirement Momento were given to officers. Notables among the present were Shri R M Pandya [ JT.MD-GLPC], OSD[RTB], AGM[MIS] and District Livelihood Managers [DLM] from the state. Neem seed collection will kick start in the state from 11/06/2018.