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The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on January 20, 2022 has issued the Draft Insecticides ( Amendment) Rules, 2022 to further amend the Insecticides Rules, 1971. The following amendment has been made: In rule 19, which specifies Manner of Labelling, sub-rule (5) has been substituted, namely: “(3).

Amid concerns expressed by the industry bodies, a parliamentary panel said the proposed penalty and jail term for violation of the Pesticide Management Bill, 2020, are "essential" to check the sale of fake and spurious pesticides in the country.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on September 03, 2021 has issued the Insecticides (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Insecticides Rules, 1971.

The Department of Agriculture, Co-operation and Farmers Welfare on June 23, 2021 has published a draft of Insecticides (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Insecticides Rules, 1971 and to inform all persons likely to be affected thereby.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on April 9, 2021 has issued Draft Guidance Document & Standard operating procedures for fixation of maximum residue limits (MRLs) of pesticides in food commodities.

This report is on the review of 66 pesticides under the Chairmanship of Dr. Anupam Varma. The main parameters emphasized by the Committee to review the products were uses approved under the Insecticides Act, 1968.

This report is on the review of 66 pesticides under the Chairmanship of Dr. Anupam Varma. The main parameters emphasized by the Committee to review the products were uses approved under the Insecticides Act, 1968. Six pesticides to be phased out by 2020. Ban of use of Fenitrothion in agriculture to continue.

This report is on the review of 66 pesticides under the Chairmanship of Dr. Anupam Varma. The main parameters emphasized by the Committee to review the products were uses approved under the Insecticides Act, 1968. Six pesticides to be phased out by 2020. Ban of use of Fenitrothion in agriculture to continue.

This report is on the review of 66 pesticides under the Chairmanship of Dr. Anupam Varma. The main parameters emphasized by the Committee to review the products were uses approved under the Insecticides Act, 1968. Six pesticides to be phased out by 2020. Ban of use of Fenitrothion in agriculture to continue.

This report is on the review of 66 pesticides under the Chairmanship of Dr. Anupam Varma. The main parameters emphasized by the Committee to review the products were uses approved under the Insecticides Act, 1968. Six pesticides to be phased out by 2020. Ban of use of Fenitrothion in agriculture to continue.

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