In its "The Insecticides (Second Amendment) Draft Rules, 2020" draft order, the Agriculture Ministry points out that these are products that are likely to involve risk to humans and animals and has called for suggestions before a final order is passed.

The Pesticide Management Bill, 2020 was introduced in Rajya Sabha by the Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar, on March 23, 2020.

Whereas, the erstwhile Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture and Co-operation vide notification number S.O. 325(E), dated the 11th May, 1992 had prohibited the use of Nicotine Sulphate in India, but permitted continued production of the same in the country only for export purposes.

State Governments and Union Territories report data related to consumption of pesticides to Central Government. As per the provided data, the trend of consumption of chemical pesticides has varied from year to year and State to State.

This study offers insights into Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) vis-à-via its effect on the economics of agriculture in Andhra Pradesh.

This study offers insights into Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) vis-à-via its effect on the economics of agriculture in Andhra Pradesh.

The number of countries with national suicide prevention strategies has increased in the five years since the publication of WHO’s first global report on suicide, said the World Health Organization in the lead-up to World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September.

‘Introduction of unregistered and untested pesticides could result in ecological disorder’

CropLife India, an association of 18 R & D driven member companies, today, organized a one of its kind, a workshop for pesticide dealers at Bharuch.

Exposure to environmental pollutants can cause alterations in brain development that affect sexual development and fertility for several generations, a study has found.

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