Agri Dept raids godowns, premises to check spurious fertilizers, pesticides, seeds

SRINAGAR: The Department of Agriculture Kashmir has make it a resolve to have spurious free pesticides, fertilizers and seed shops in valley for the farmers welfare, in this context, Law Enforcement Agency of Agriculture Department has started a valley wide special drive headed by Director Law Enforcement Abdul Rahim Samoon.
During the day long drive 260 raids / inspections of various godowns, premises and shops dealing with the business were carried out in all districts of the valley wherein 251 samples were collected and shall be sent to different notified laboratories for quality analysis in the state as well as outside state.
Speaking on the occasion Director Law Enforcement said that this special drive will continue to ensure regulation of standard and genuine insecticides / fertilizer and seeds to the farming community. He warned of strict action if any one found involved in contravening any provision of the insecticide act 1968 and fertilizer control order 1985.
Deputy Director Law Enforcement, Assistant Director Law Enforcement, all Chief Agriculture Officers, Law Enforcement Inspectors were part of the special drive teams.

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