Illegal Sale Of Insecticides And Herbicides



Illegal Sale Of Insecticides And Herbicides
In order to check illegal sale of pesticides in the country, the Central Insecticide Inspectors (168 nos.) and State Insecticide Inspectors (12,335 nos.) draw samples of pesticides for quality testing.


During 2013-14, a total of 63,557 samples of pesticides were drawn, of which 1,495 samples were found to be misbranded. Prosecution has been launched in 476 cases.

In the Pesticides Management Bill, 2008 pending in Parliament, punishments have been prescribed for ‘misbranded’, ‘sub-standard’ and ‘spurious’ pesticides.

This information was given today by Minister of State for Agriculture Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question.
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