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PESTICIDE POLICY IN PERSPECTIVE
Until 1971 Standardardization of improted pesticides
1971 Promulgation of Agricultural Pesticides Ordinance(APO)
1973 Framing of Agricultural Pesticide Rules
1980 Subsidy abolished and Trade Shiftedto Private Sector
1992 Introduction of Liberalized Import Policy
 
REGISTRATION CELL
Functions
 
1-Registration of pesticides under the Agricultural Pesticides Ordinance, 1971.

2- Regulation of import, manufacture, formulation, refilling/repacking, sale, use & advertisement of pesticides.

3- Convening meetings of the Agricultural Pesticides Technical Advisory Committee & Sub-committees.

4- Coordination with Federal and Provincial Governments , Private Sector and International Organizations.

5- Quality check of pesticides.

 
INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS

1- Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides (signatory since 1992) Director General – DNA (Designated National Authority)

2- Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutant (POPs) (signatory since 2001)

3- Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundry Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (signatory since 1994)

4- Montreal Protocol on Substances Depleting Ozone Layer (ratified on 18.12.1992)

 
TYPES OF PESTICIDE REGISTRATION
FORM-1 UNDER TRADE NAME
FORM-16 UNDER GENERIC NAME
FORM-17 REGISTERED ABROAD
 
REGISTRATION UNDER TRADE NAME

FORM-1

1- Applications are submitted on prescribed Form-1 along with samples.

2- Efficacy trials at different Federal / Provincial research institutes for two crop seasons by at least two research institutes.

3- Approval by the Agricultural Pesticides Technical Advisory Committee.

 
REGISTRATION OF PESTICIDES NOT HAVING A TRADE NAME

GENERIC (FORM-16)

1- 62 pesticides notified under the generic scheme

2- Application on prescribed Form-16 along with sample

3- Sample analysis.

 
IMPORT PERMISSION OF PESTICIDES REGISTRED
IN THE COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE

FORM-17

1- Registration in the country of manufacture.

2- Must be in extensive use in any member country of the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) or China.

 
PESTICIDES REGISTERED
Brand Name   Form-1 472
Generic Name   Form-16 1585
Registered Abroad (Brand)   Form-17 977
Total     3034
 
CONSUMPTION OF PESTICIDES (1982 to 2003)
Year

Consumption (Metric Tons)

Value (Million Rs.)

1982
5000
320
1987
14848
3259
1992
23439
6554
1997
38004
9904
2000
61299
4971
2001
47592
7741
2002
69897
6790
2003
78132
8138
 
MARKET SHARE OF LOCALLY FORMULATED AND IMPORTED
PESTICIDES 2003
Type
FINSHED
M.T

LOCALLY
FORMULATED
M.T

TOTAL
M.T
%
FINISHED

%
LOCALLY
FORMULATED

RICE
GRANULES
Nil
29,534
29,534
00.00
100
COTTON
LIQUID
INSECTICIDES
16,214
24,430
40,644
60.13
39.87
HERBICIDES
6,363
141
6,504
97.32
02.68
ACARICIDES
1,446
Nil
1,446
100
00.00
TOTAL
24,028
54,105
78,133
30.75%
69.25%

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