Regional Pesticides Testing Laboratory, Chandigarh is attached with the office of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare, Department of Agriculture, Co-operation & Farmers Welfare under the Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine & Storage, Faridabad (Haryana). The laboratory was established by the Union Government in the year 1985 to implement the various provisions of the Insecticides Act, 1968 and Rules framed for the Chemical Testing of Technical/ Formulation grade of Pesticides samples for monitoring their quality.
Regional Pesticides Testing Laboratory, Chandigarh is an independent non- commercial laboratory. RPTLC is equipped with all sophisticated and technologically advanced instruments required for reliable analytical work. Laboratory has a separate legal identity and its own building. This is in compliance with the requirements of IS/ISO/IEC 17025:2005.