PMFAI urges government to roll back Insecticides policy

If the technical grade materials of imported formulations are not registered in India, there is no way we can know the quality of technical used and whether it adheres to the registration guidelines.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Abrupt ban on pesticides sparks row between ministries

In a stern letter on June 2, MCF Secretary RK Chaturvedi has slammed the MAFW, raising embarrassing questions on the latter's May 18 ban order.

published on : 12th June 2020

Industry body PMFAI opposes govt proposal to ban 27 pesticides fearing biz loss worth Rs 6,000 crore

The Union Agriculture Ministry recently issued a draft gazette notification, proposing to ban 27 pesticides to curb usage of chemicals.

published on : 9th June 2020

India's locust control depends on chemical spray alone, ignores natural methods: Expert

The Centre has plans to step up aerial spray using drones and helicopters.

published on : 1st June 2020

HIL Ltd to supply 25 tonnes of pesticides to Iran to control locust invasion

The External Affairs ministry has approached HIL for manufacturing and supply of this commodity to Iran.

published on : 24th May 2020

Andhra Pradesh first in using pesticides, second in farmer suicides

He said the manch opposed the English medium of teaching introduced by the State government.

published on : 24th February 2020