MAHABEEJ is primarily engaged in production, processing and marketing of seeds of more than 50 crops and 250 varieties and hybrids in almost all categories i.e. Cereals, Pulses, Oilseeds, Fibre Crops, Fodder, Green Manuring Crops & Hy. Vegetables. MAHABEEJ is located at Akola in Western Vidarbha, which is known as the center for Seed Sector of Maharashtra and the seat of agricultural education in the form of Dr. PDKV, Akola also houses the headquarter of the State Seed Certification Agency. The Chairman of Mahabeej is Principal Secretary (Agriculture) to Government of Maharashtra and Managing Director is an IAS officer based at Akola.