Agriculture Department,

Uttar Pradesh

Pardarshi Kisan Seva Yojna,

Kisan ka Adhikar Kisan ke Dwaar

Quality Control Campaign

Efforts made for improvement in quality of farm protection chemicals

Efforts made for improvement in quality of farm protection chemicals Due to sudden increase in demand of farm protection chemicals for its use in prescribed period in Kharif and Rabi and Fruit belt area of the State, Mischievous elements tries to supply adulterated and fake pesticides which causes loss to the farmers. It is the priority of Government to ensure availability of high quality farm protection chemicals to the farmers. For this, officers of the department have to take action against the mischievous elements supplying adulterated and fake pesticides in the State as follows:

  • Departmental officers are continuously moving in the field and where ever the doubtful things are found, effective action is being taken under the provisions of Pesticides Act, 1968 and rules 1971.
  • A team of pesticides Inspector is organized to raid from time to time in the whole state in which samples of farm protection chemicals are collected from the premises of pesticides manufacturers and retailers.
  • During the raid, if any deficiency is found, action is ensured against default manufacturer and retailers under suitable provisions of Pesticides Act, 1968 which includes cancellation of license and sealing of premises and writ petition can be filed in the court.
  • Departmental Officers are instructed that they will ensure with full dedication in the interest of the farmers that no factory is operated in his district which is manufacturing fake pesticides and adversely affecting the field of the farmers,
  • They are also instructed that they will ensure supply of quality pesticides to the farmers of the state. Along with this, they will also contribute to take strict action under suitable provisions of Pesticides Act 1968 against those persons who are found guilty of causing loss to the farmers by selling fake and sub-standard pesticides.
  • In the year 2016-17, 6633 samples till date has been drawn from the premises of private sellers and manufacturers under Pesticides Act 1968 of which 409 samples were found sub-standard and case has been filed against 259 sellers and manufacturers found guilty. The action is being taken to file case against the remaining and FIR has been filed against 20 in Police.
  • Those officers have been appreciated who has caught factories of fake pesticides and ensure quality of pesticides.

Report about fake factory caught in the state

S. No. Name of District Size Language Date Time Campaign document
1 Campaign Document 66.5 KB Hindi 29.09.2016 12:30pm pdf View detail
S. No. District Name Raid Date Action Taken
1 Ambedkar Nagar
(Village-Adhanpur)
20 February 2016 Team found fake wrapper packing machine in raid and filed FIR against concerned person.
2 Sambhal
(Gurnor Mohalla Sarai)
02 March 2016) After recovery of Hologram, blank bottles and filled bottles of M/S DuPont India Ltd in huge quantity, FIR was filed against concerned person.
3 Amroha
(Didoli)
11 April,2016 After recovery of fake pesticides in huge quantity, FIR was filed against concerned person.
4 Shravasti
(Ekona Dehat)
11 April 2016 After recovery of fake products of Bayer Crop Science in huge quantity, FIR was filed against accused person.
5 Gorakhpur
(Chauri Chaura )
16 April 2016 Recovered fake pesticides of Du Pont Co.The material were seized and FIR was filed against concerned person.
6 Jalaun
(Kotwali Area)
27 April,2016 Recovered fake pesticides of Bayer Co. worth Rs.1525816. FIR was filed against accused person.
7 Basti
(Nagar Bazar)
07 May,2016 Recovered fake pesticides in huge quantity.FIR were filed against the accused person.
8 Gonda
(Karnailganj
12 May,2016 Recovered fake pesticides of Bayer Co.FIR were filed against the accused person.
9 Badaun 29 May,2016 Team found packets of Arise Gold brand of Paddy of Bayer Crop Science, blank plastic bags, fake sealing machine, D-Trucker pesticide of D. Agro science Company and stickers. As a result, FIR was filed against concerned person.
10 Amethi 31 May,2016 Recovered fake seeds and pesticides along with blank wrappers and sewing machine, as a result, FIR was filed against concerned person.
11 Bareilly 08 June,2016 Recovered Packets of fake seeds and medicines, Sealing Machine, Pesticides of Du Pont Co. and FIR was lodged against accused persons.
12 Pilibhit 09 June,2016 After recovery of Chloretriniprol pesticides Of Du Pont in huge quantity and filled and blank packets of hybrid paddy seeds, the material was seized and FIR was lodged against concerned person.
13 Mathura
(Surir Town)
01 August,2016 Team recovered fake documents and pesticides of Du Pont Co., seized the material and lodged FIR against the person concerned.
14 Bijnore (Chand Pur) 10 August,2016 Team recovered fake documents and pesticides of Du Pont Co. and Agro Science India Private Ltd., seized the material and lodged FIR against the person concerned.
15 Hardoi
(Pihani)
05 September,2016 Team recovered fake documents and pesticides of Bayer Crop Science and D Agro Crop Science, seized the material and lodged FIR against the person concerned.
16 Badaun 24 October,2016 Team recovered fake pesticides in huge quantity, seized the material and lodged FIR against the person concerned.
17 Mau 10 January,2017 Team recovered fake pesticides of Bayer Crop Science, seized the material and lodged FIR against the person concerned.
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