NABL Accreditation to Ajeet Seeds Pvt. Ltd.
National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), a constituent Board of Quality Council of India (QCI) has recently granted accreditation to the Quality Assurance (QA) division of Ajeet Seeds Pvt. Ltd. (ASPL), in accordance with ISO/ISE 17025:2017 for testing in the Biological discipline. The accreditation is further due to be extended at the international level by International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) – Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA). Two locations, Seed Testing Laboratory located at Chitegaon and Plant Biotechnology Research Center located at Hanumantgaon will be carrying out the testing for various Biological parameters. The testing facility includes DNA fingerprinting, Parental Line Purity and Hybrid Purity of crop plants. Seed testing can be done for Germination, Physical Purity and Moisture Content. In addition to this, plant material can be tested for detection of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Testing also involves identification of Genetically Modified proteins such as Bt toxins, expressed in transgenic plants using Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) Ajeet Seeds Pvt. Ltd. is one of its own kind of laboratory in India, accredited by NABL to cover 11 testing scopes in the field of Biological Testing relevant to Seed industries, under one roof. Seed companies could avail these testing services for authentic quality assurance tests for their products and germplasm. Certified testing reports can now be made available with NABL logo. More technical information on testing can be obtained by contacting the QA division of ASPL, Ajeet Seeds Pvt. Ltd. is one of the largest biotech Seed Companies in India and celebrating 36th year of serving the farming community. It has got excellent facilities for research and development, production, processing, quality control and marketing to supply quality seeds of cotton, jowar, bajra, maize, paddy, vegetable, oil and pulses. Encouragement and support from Shri Sameer Mulay, Managing Director and Dr. Shuban Rawal, Director (Biotechnology) and the relentless efforts made by the NABL Team at ASPL Dr. Prashant Pyati, Quality Manager, Dr. Purushottam Lomate, Technical Manager from Biotechnology, Shri Mahendra Deshmukh, General Manager and Mr. Rajaram Khandekar, Manager from Quality Assurance have succeeded to have the Accreditation. Chairman of Padmakar Mulay Group of Companies, Shri Padmakarji Mulay, Director Shri Ranjit Mulay and other colleagues have congratulated the NABL team for this achievement.