Pesticides are the indispensible inputs for sustaining agricultural production of the country. It has been the endeavor of the Central and state Governments to ensure the availability of quality pesticides to the farming community. The Central Insecticide Laboratory (CIL) was established under section 16 of Insecticides Act, 1968 on 28th February, 1981, by Gazette Notification. It comes under Implementation of Insecticides Act of the Scheme of Strengthening & Modernization of Pest Management Approach in India (SMPMA). CIL is accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratory (NABL) for Biological and Chemical Testing. CIL has four Divisions, i.e. Chemistry, Bio-Assay, Medical Toxicology and Packaging & Processing Division. All four divisions are NABL accredited. This Laboratory is referral Laboratory which analyzes Pesticides Samples received from different Courts of Law /Govt. authority under Insecticides Act, 1968 and Insecticides Rules, 1971
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Activitity 1
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1 A consolidated statement of pesticides samples analyzed by Chemistry, Bioassay , Medical Toxicology and Packaging divisions at Central Insecticide Laboratory (CIL) Download (229.67 KB) pdf
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1 To carry out such other functions as may be interested to it by the Central Government or by a State Government with the permission of the Central Government and after consultation with the Board Download (23.65 KB) pdf
2 To determine the efficacy and toxicity of insecticides Download (23.65 KB) pdf
3 To carry out such investigations as may be necessary for the purpose of ensuring the conditions of registration of insecticides Download (23.65 KB) pdf
4 To analyze samples of materials for insecticide residues under the provisions of the Act Download (23.65 KB) pdf
5 To analyze such samples of insecticides sent to it under the Act by any officer or authority authorized by the Central or State Governments and submission of certificates of analysis to the concerned authority Download (23.65 KB) pdf
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