24 States and 2 UTs have set up 70 Pesticides Testing Laboratories (PTLs) with an annual capacity of analyzing over 74440 samples for monitoring the quality of pesticides. The details regarding location of all these PTLs and their target/capacity of sample analysis per annum.
10946 Inspectors have also been notified by the State Govts. to check the quality of pesticides, distributed/sold to the farmers. Action against those firms/individuals are taken as per the provisions of The Insecticides Act., 1968 and Rules framed thereunder, which are found to be involved in manufacturing / selling of substandard/spurious pesticides.
Guidelines for Accreditation of Chemical and Bio-Pesticide Testing Laboratories
Guidelines for Establishment of Pesticide Testing Laboratory
Number of Insecticide Inspectors States/UTs during 2019-20
Pesticide Testing Laboratories in States/UTs and their Capacity of Analysis
Analysis of Pesticides Samples for Quality Control in SPTLs during last 5 Years
Status of Grants-in-Aid to SPTLs/SBTLs
Status of NABL Accrediation of SPTLs