Established under Section 5 of the Insecticides Act, 1968
- To register insecticide after scrutinizing their formulae and verifying claims made by the importer or the manufacturer , as the case may be, as regards their efficacy and safety to human being and animals; and
- To perform such other functions as are assigned to it by or under this Act.
The Registration Committee shall, in addition to the functions assigned to it by the Act , perform the following functions, namely
- Specify the precautions to be taken against poisoning through the use or handling of insecticides
- Carry out such other incidental or consequential matters necessary for carrying out the functions assigned to it under the Act or these rules.
Registration Committee meets normally once in a month to transact its business. It meets fortnightly exclusively for registration for export, if required.