any fruit planting materials producers who needs to register their nurseries as DOA approved nurseries and to certify their fruits planting materials with SCS certified labels
Procedure of submitting application
(i) Applications are available at SCS headquarter and SCS regional offices (application format and the offices list given below).
(ii) Completed application should be submitted to the Agriculture Instructor of the Extension service in the area
(iii) Field inspection will be done by the AI and it will be forwarded with his recommendations to the DD (SCS) through the Provincial Director of Agriculture or Deputy Director (Extension) in the Inter-provincial areas.
(iv) SCS Headquarter officers will visit the nursery for final inspection.
Basic requirements needed for registration
(i) minimum extent 1/8 acre
(ii) proof for the ownership
(iii) preliminary requirements such as water, transport accessibility, knowledge etc
(iv) already started nursery in establishing with at least 500 plants at the inspection
(v) availability of registered mother plants or access to bud woods from registered mother plants
(vi) registered nurseries should be maintained at least 1000 plants/ year for continuation
Time of submission the request
During office hours
Fees for obtaining the service
for registration Rs 290/= per nursery/ annual
for certification labels Rs 1/50 per label per plant
Time taken to provide the service
as per the above process
Place of service given
Seed Certification Service (SCS) PO Box 3, Gannoruwa, Peradeniya
TP 081 2388217 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff officer in charge of the service
Deputy Director (SCS) Dr. Mrs. R. Nanayakkara.
Organization InformationDepartment of Agriculture
Old Galaha road,
Telephones:+94 812 386484 / +94 812 388157
Fax Nos:+94 812 388333