Central Insecticides Board

Established Under Section 4 of the Insecticides Act, 1968

Objectives

  1. The Central Insecticides Board advises the Central Government and State Governments on technical matters arising out of the administration of this Act and to carry out the other functions assigned to the Board by or under this Act.
  2. The matters on which the Board may advise includes :
  1. the risk to human being or animals involved in the use of insecticides and the safety measures necessary to prevent such risk ;
  2. the manufacture, sale, storage, transport and distribution of insecticides with a view to ensure safety to human beings or animals.

Functions

  1. Advise the Central Government on the manufacture of insecticides under the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951 (65 of 1951).
  2. Specify the uses of the classification of insecticides on the basis of their toxicity as well as their being suitable for aerial application.
  3. Advise tolerance limits for insecticides residues and establishment of minimum intervals between the application of insecticides and harvest in respect of various commodities.
  4. Specify the shelf-life of insecticides.
  5. Suggest colourisation, including colouring matter which may be mixed with concentrates of insecticides, particularly those of highly toxic nature.
  6. Carry out such other functions as are supplemental, incidental or consequential to any of the functions conferred by the Act or the Rules.

By laws have been framed for Central Insecticides Board. The by laws require Central Insecticides Board to meet atleast once in 6 months.

List of Members
1. Director General of Health Services

Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi.
Chairman
(Ex-officio)
2. Drugs Controller General, India

Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi.
Member
(Ex-officio)
3. Plant Protection Adviser to the Government of India,

Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine & Storage

NH-IV, CGO Complex, Faridabad
Member
(Ex-officio)
4. The Joint Commissioner (Storage and Research),

Ministry of Food,

Deptt. of Food,

Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi.
Member
(Ex-officio)
5. The Director (IH),

Directorate General of Factory advice Services and Labour Institute Building,

N.G. Manniker Marg, Sion,

Mumbai-400002.
Member
(Ex-officio)
6. Director,

National Institute of Communicable Diseases,

22, Sham Nath Marg, P.B. No. 1492,

Delhi-110054.
Member
(Ex-officio)
7. Director General,

Indian Council of Agricultural Research,

Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi.
Member
(Ex-officio)
8. Director General,

Indian Council of Medical Research,

Ansari Nagar, New Delhi.
Member
(Ex-officio)
9. Director,

Zoological Survey of India,

M Block, New Alipore,

Kolkatta-700053.
Member
(Ex-officio)
10. Director General,

Bureau of Indian Standards,

Manak Bhawan,

Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,

New Delhi.
Member
(Ex-officio)
11. Nautical Adviser to the Govt. of India

Director General (Shipping),

Ministry of Transport,

Department of Shipping,

Jahaz Bhawan, Mumbai.
Member
(Ex-officio)
12. Joint Director, Traffic (General),

Ministry of Railways,

Rail Bhawan, New Delhi.
Member
(Ex-officio)
13. ADG (PFA) &

Central Committee for Food Standards,

Directorate General of Health Services,

Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi.
Member
(Ex-officio)
14. Animal Husbandry Commissioner,

Department of Agriculture & Cooperation,

Ministry of Agriculture,

Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.
Member
(Ex-officio)
15. Fisheries Development Commissioner ,

Department of Agriculture & Cooperation,

Ministry of Agriculture,

Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.
Member
(Ex-officio)
16. The Deputy Inspector

General of Forests & Wild Life,

Ministry of Environment & Forests,

Paryavaran Bhavan, CGO Complex,

Ldohi Road, New Delhi.
Member
(Ex-officio)
17. Industrial Advisor (Chemicals),

Ministry of Commerce & Industry,

Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi.
Member
(Ex-officio)
18. Shri, P.N. Maji,

Additional Industrial Adviser,

Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers,

Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals,

Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi.
Member (Nominated)
19. Dr. S.D. Seth,

Emiratus Scientist,

Pharmacologist & Consultant,

Indian Council of Medical Research,

Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
Member (Nominated)
20. Dr. D. Kanungo,

Additional Director General (MSO),

Directorate General of Health Services,

West Block No.1, First Floor, RK Puram,

New Delhi
Member (Nominated)
21. Director of Health Service,

Government of Andhra Pradesh,

Hyderabad
Member (Nominated)
22. Agriculture Production Commissioner,

Director of Agriculture,

Government of Uttar Pradesh,

Lucknow
Member (Nominated)
23. Director of Agriculture,

Commissionerate of Agriculture,

Mahava Street, Pune-411 001
Member (Nominated)
24. Director,

National institute of Occupational Health,

Meghani Nagar, Ahmedabad.
Member (Nominated)
25. Director,

Indian Institute of Chemical Technology,

Uppal Road, Hyderabad.
Member (Nominated)
26. Dr. N.B. Singh,

Agricultural Commission,

Department of Agriculture & Cooperation,

Ministry of agriculture,

Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.
Member (Nominated)
27. Dr. T.P. Rajendran,

Asstt. Director General (PP),

Indian Council of Agricultural Research,

Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.
Member (Nominated)
28. Dr. Sushil K. Khurana ,

Secretary, Central Insecticides Board

& Registration Committee,

Directorate of Plant Protection,

Quarantine & Storage, N.H.IV, Faridabad
Member (Nominated)