Pan Seeds was set up in the year 1975 as a single product company engaged in the production and marketing of Jute Seeds. About a decade later, the focus shifted to Rice Seeds as Eastern India was having the largest cultivated area under Rice in the country. The foray into Rice met with huge success simply because of the company’s commitment to providing quality seeds to the farmers. The goodwill earned by the company over the years accelerated its growth in Rice seeds beyond expectations. This led the company to expand its market from West Bengal to other parts of Eastern India like Bihar , Jharkhand , Chattisgarh and Easten Uttar Pradesh. A large number of distributors are now engaged with the company in these areas.The strong network of distributors opened up opportunities in the marketing of Vegetable seeds, Wheat Seeds , Potato Seeds , Oil Seeds and Agriculture Hand Sprayers.
While Providing Quality was very close to our hearts, the urge to provide the farmers with better and improved genetics led us to set up in the year 2002 a Research and Development wing focusing solely on breeding of rice. Its has been a long march since then and the fruits of our research activity has helped us in launching over a period five hybrids and six research varieties of which four varieties are in the process of registration under the Plant Variety Protection and Farmer’s Right Act , 2002.
At present, the business of rice seeds accounts for 65% of our turnover. It has an excellent future and tremendous growth potential especially with the large scale adoption of hybrid rice technology by the farmers to counter the stagnating yields of rice in the country. This technology is very important to India to avoid shortages and imports and become self sufficient in meeting its food requirements . The export market of Hybrid Rice also holds huge potential in our neighbouring countries like Bangladesh , Nepal , Pakistan and also South East Asian countries which are predominantly rice growing countries .
The balance 35 % of the business comprises of other crops like vegetable seeds, oilseeds, fibre crop seeds, wheat seeds, Potato seeds , and Agriculture Hand Sprayers . Most of our products are well established in the market and our showing signs of a good increase the sales.
We at Pan Seeds are committed towards a very vibrant future for all our stakeholders.
Good Seed Good Life: To produce good quality seeds so as to provide for good life for all the Stakeholders (Farmers, Channel Partners, Employees & Society)
Born and brought up in Kolkata, he did his schooling from Don Bosco Park Circus. He went to Singapore Management University for his Bsc. Degree. He worked with KPMG Singapore for 2 years, after which he came back to Kolkata and joined the family business in Feb 2012. Under his guidence, the sales & marketing team work with great sprits.