Administration conducts intensive drive for quality check of pesticides, insecticides

Srinagar: Following the directions of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, the enforcement teams conducted Valley wide intensive checking of Pesticide and Insecticide warehouses.
In order to control spurious and substandard Pesticides and Insecticides available in the market and to maintain quality so the crop production is not affected, the concerned department conducted market checking and inspected 213 Pesticide and Insecticide warehouses in all the ten districts of Kashmir Division.
During the drive, 49 samples were also taken for testing in labs. It was informed that from Anantnag 10 samples were collected while from Srinagar 11, Ganderbal 02, Bandipora 04, Baramulla 03, Kupwara 07, Kulgam 04, Shopian 05 and from Pulwama 03 samples were taken and sent to lab.


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