Telangana State Seed & Organic Certification Authority

తెలంగాణ రాష్ట్ర విత్తన & సేంద్రీయ ధృవీకరణ అథారిటి

A Statutory Organisation of Agriculture & Cooperation Department, Government of Telangana

Awards & Appreciations

Dr. K. Keshavulu, First ever Indian/Asian to become the ISTA President in the 98 years history of International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) Zurich, Switzerland.

Hon’ble Chief Minister of Telangana State Shri K. Chandrashekar Rao appreciated   Dr. K. Keshavulu for taking over as the president of International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) Zurich, Switzerland.

MS Swaminthan Award-2022 presented to Dr. K. Keshavulu by MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Chennai – 2022

Dr. Keshavulu is nominated Co-Chair for the FAO Global Conference on Green Development of Seed Industries, held on 4-5 November 2021

Telangana State Seed and Organic Certification Authority (TSSOCA) received the India Seed Award for the best State Seed Certification Agency in the country and its Director Dr. K. Keshavulu got Policy Leadership Award from the Agriculture Today Group. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Telangana State, Shri K. Chandrashekhar Rao and Agriculture Minister Shri S. Niranjan Reddy lauded the efforts of the Director, TSSOCA for winning the prestigious awards and assured all support for developing Telangana into the seed bowl of the world.

Dr. Keshavulu received Policy Leadership Award by Agriculture Today Group, New Delhi – 2020

Dr. Keshavulu has honoured Global CEO Award, Indian Council for Food and Agricultural, New Delhi in the year 2018

SKOCH Award- Best State Seed Certification
Authority, SKOCH Development Foundation, New Delhi – 2017