Press Release


A white paper on pesticides use in world..

To the surprise of many, here is the authentic information about pesticides consumption in India vis-à-vis other countries. India has the largest area (141 million ha) under agricultural crops.

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How MRLs have become a tool to block our farm..

MRLs have become a tool to block our agro exports. India has no system to monitor pesticide residues in imported foods, even as its own shipments are getting detained in overseas ports.

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Sikkims organic farming delusions

Since the stage-managed TV show Satyamev Jayate in the year 2012, Sikkim’s organic agriculture hogs the limelight in the media with repeated rounds of glorification and applause.

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Is there cancer catastrophe in India

Australia has the highest cancer incdident rate in the world, six European countries figure in the top 10 whereas Indian ranks 175th in the world. Cancer rate in India is half of the global average.

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Sulvadi case agrochemical body disapproves usage..

Considering the physical, chemical and toxicological properties of Monocrotophos, there was no way that Monocrotophos could have been secretly used for poisoning..

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Crop protection body flays keralas ban on..

The Crop Care Federation of India has taken strong exception to pesticides ban in Kerala, saying that the decision is arbitrary, irrational and inconsitent with the provision in Insecticide Act, 1968.

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