List of NABL Accredited Food Testing Laboratories

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New Delhi

Arbro Pharmaceuticals Limited, Delhi
Avon Food Lab Private Limited, Delhi
Bharat Test House, Delhi
Delhi Test House, Delhi
Eurofins Analytical Services India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
Fair Quality Institute (Food Analysis & Industrial Research Quality Institute) New Delhi
FICCI Research and Analysis Centre, New Delhi
ITL Labs Private Limited, New Delhi
Microchem Silliker Private Limited, New Delhi
Quality Services  & Laboratories, New Delhi
Shriram Institute for Industrial Research, Delhi
Sigma Test and Research Centre, Delhi
Sophisticated Industrial Materials Analytical Labs Private Limited, Delhi
Spectro Analytical Labs Limited, Delhi
Standard Analytical Laboratory (ND) Private Limited

Haryana

Choksi Laboratories Limited, Panchkula
Dove Research & Analytics, Panchkula
Fare Labs Private Limited, Gurgaon
Haryana Test House & Consultancy Services
Interstellar Testing Centre Pvt. Ltd. , Panchkula
Intertek India Private Limited (Food Services), Gurgaon
J.M. Enviro Lab Private Limited, Gurgaon
Ozone Pharmaceuticals Limited, Bahadurgarh
Saturn Quality Certifications Private Limited, Bahadurgarh
SGS India Private Limited, Manesar, Gurgaon
TUV SUD South Asia Private Limited, Gurgaon

Himachal Pradesh
Auriga Research Limited, Baddi

Jammu & Kashmir
(NIL)

Punjab
Bali Test House Private Limited, Ludhiana
Industrial Testing Laboratory & Consulting House, Patiala
Punjab Biotechnology Incubator, Mohali

Rajasthan
Amol Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, Jaipur
CEG Test House And Research Centre Private Limited, Jaipur
Jagdamba Laboratories, Jaipur
National Test House (Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Department of Consumer Affairs )
Precision Quality Services, Jaipur
Devansh Testing and Research Laboratory Private Limited, Haridwar

Uttar Pradesh
Advance Research and Analytical Services, Ghaziabad
AES Laboratories Private Limited, Noida
Eko Pro Engineers Private Limited, Ghaziabad
Food Analysis and Research Laboratory (FARL), Aallahabad

Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu
Konarch Research Foundation, Daman

Gujarat
Accurate Laboratory, Ahmadabad
Analytical and Environmental Services, Vadodara
Gujarat Laboratory, Ahmedabad
Pollucon Laboratories Private Limited, Surat
SGS India Private Limited, Ahmedabad
SGS India Private Limited, Gandhidham

Madhya Pradesh
Choksi Laboratories Limited, Indore
Cali–Labs Private Limited, Bhopal
SGS India Private Limited, Indore
QTTL Lab Private Limited, Indore

Maharashtra
Anacon Laboratory Private Limited, Nagpur
Ashwamedh Engineers and Consultants Co-operative Society Limited, Nasik
Doctor’s Analytical Laboratories Private Limited, Mumbai
Envirocare Labs Private Limited, Mumbai
Export Inspection Agency, Mumbai
Food Hygiene and Health Laboratory, Pune
Geo-Chem Laboratories Private Limited, Mumbai
Maarc Labs Private Limited, Pune
Micro Chem Silliker Private Limited, Mumbai
Microtech Laboratory, Pune
National Agriculture and Food Analysis and Research Institute, Pune
Precise Analytics Lab, Mumbai
Pune Municipal Corporation  Quality Assurance Laboratory, Pune
Qualichem Laboratories, Nagpur
RCA Laboratories, Mumbai (A Division of Dr. Amin Controllers Pvt Ltd)
Reliable Analytical Laboratories Private Limited, Thane
SGS India Private Limited, Thane
Testtex India Laboratories Private Limited, Mumbai
TUV India Private Limited, Pune

Andhra Pradesh
Food Testing Laboratory, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada

Karnataka
Auriga Research Limited, Bengaluru
Bangalore Test House, Bengaluru
Environmental Laboratory (Unit of Mineral Engineering Services), Bangalore
Eurofins Analytical Services India Private Limited, Bengaluru
Ganesh Consultancy & Analytical Services, Mysore
Institute for Analysis of Pharma, Dairy, Food and Cultures (IADFAC), Bengaluru
Robust Materials Technology Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru
Shiva Analyticals (India) Private Limited, Bengaluru
Shriram Institute for Industrial Research, Bengaluru
TUV SUD South Asia Private Limited, Bengaluru
Vsix Analytical Labs Private Limited, Bengaluru

Kerala
Export Inspection Agency, Kochi (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
Food Quality Laboratory & Research Centre, Kochi
Interfield Laboratories, Kochi
Neogen Food & Animal Security (India) Pvt Ltd, Cochin
SEA Lab, Aroor
The Cashew Export Promotion Council of India, Kollam

Tamil Nadu
Aqua Designs India Private Limited Laboratory Services, Chennai
Chennai Mettex Lab Private Limited, Chennai
Enviro Care India Private Limited, Madurai
Export Inspection Agency, Chennai
Hubert Enviro Care Systems (P) Limited, Chennai
MATS India Pvt. Ltd (Laboratory Services Division), Chennai
Monarch Biotech Pvt Ltd, Chennai
Nawal Analytical Laboratories, Hosur
SMS Labs Services Private Limited, Chennai
TA Labs Private Limited, Chennai
UPASI Tea Research Foundation, Valparai

Telangana
Bhagavathi Ana Labs Private Limited, Hyderabad
First Source Laboratory Solutions LLP Analytical Services, Hyderabad
Intertek India Private Limited (Food Services), Hyderabad
Megsan Labs Private Limited, Hyderabad
Testing Services-Comm Grade, National Collateral Management Services Limited, Hyderabad
Vimta Labs Limited, Hyderabad

Odisha
Kalyani Laboratories Private Limited, Bhubaneswar

West Bengal
Edward Food Research and Analysis Centre Limited, Kolkata
Export Inspection Agency Laboratory, Kolkata
Mitra S.K. Private Limited, Kolkata
Oil Laboratory, Department of Chemical Technology, Kolkata
SGS India Private Limited, Kolkata

Detailed List as of 12/2016 can be found at http://www.fssai.gov.in/Portals/0/Pdf/Order_NABL_Lab_01_12_2016.pdf and for any other list or most recent visit website http://www.fssai.gov.in/lab.aspx

Fssai, Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food related issues in various Ministries and Departments. FSSAI has been created for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption.

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India is the Administrative Ministry for the implementation of FSSAI. The Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) have already been appointed by Government of India. The Chairperson is in the rank of Secretary to Government of India.

Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, is an Act to consolidate the laws relating to food and to establish the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import, to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

The pdf of the  Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 can be found at http://www.fssai.gov.in/portals/0/pdf/food-act.pdf

The Food Safety and Standards Regulations, 2011

The Food Safety and Standards Regulations, 2011 has been notified in the Gazette of india dated 1st Aug 2011. these Regulations shall come in force on or after 5th Aug 2011

For Hindi version check pdf http://www.fssai.gov.in/Portals/0/Pdf/FSS_Gazete_Rules_2011.pdf

Apply Online for FSSAI License at FSSAI’s Licensing & Registration System at https://foodlicensing.fssai.gov.in/index.aspx

For more details refer to http://www.fssai.gov.in/AboutFSSAI/FSSAct.aspx

Harmful effects of plastic on cows and PM Narendra Modi’s message to save Cows

We everyone knows how hazardous plastic is for the environment.  Whenever we throws something like paper, food etc in the environment, there are some bacteria which grows on it, and covert this food, papers into something which mixes into the environment, some turning into useful for growing of trees, we call those items as biodegradable items. Biodegradable items are capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms and thereby avoiding pollution.

Whereas Plastic is a “Non-Biodegradable” item. Non-biodegradable waste is a type of waste that can not be broken down into its base compounds by micro-organisms, air, moisture or soil in a reasonable amount of time. Non-biodegradable waste is an environmental concern, as it threatens to overwhelm landfills and create disposal problems.

Img credit : http://vspca.org
Img credit : http://vspca.org

In past VSPCA (Visakha Society for Protection and Care of Animals), through their “Plastic Cow Project” has done extensive reasearch on the impacts of plastic on the street cows, and how they die a painful death due to having plastic in their stomach. VSPCA also tried to rescue those cows and do the operations on them to get the plastic removed. You can find mode details about the “Plastic Cow Project” as VSPCA website.

In 2013 , after petition from some Animal welfare organisation, Honerable Supreme court of India has said that “Plastic waste a ticking time bomb in India” and had directed the State Governments to issue appropriate directions prohibiting the use, sale and disposal of plastic bags in all municipalities and municipal corporations within their territory.

Preventing Cows from eating plastic is true Gau-Sewa: PM Narendra Modi
Preventing Cows from eating plastic is true Gau-Sewa: PM Narendra Modi

Last year ( 2015 ) Union Environment Minister Parkash Javadekar had said that every dead cow contains not less than 30 kgs of plastic. While talking in a town-hall meeting recently, Honorable Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi said that preventing cows from eating the plastic is the only way to save cows because more cows dies due to plastic than any other reason.

Now, as PM Modi has again highlighted the use of plastic and its harmful effects on environment and health and living of cows,Green Ecosystem vows to do all & everything we can do to suport PM’s statement and avoid use of plastic to save the environment & cows. We look forward for similar help from our readers and well wishers.

Reference :

http://southasia.oneworld.net – Plastic waste a ticking time bomb in India: Supreme Court

Click to access wc15412p-2014_11_18.pdf


ndtv.com – 30 Kg Plastic Can Be Found in Every Dead Cow in India, Says Union Environment Minister

Foreign Direct Investments ( FDI ) in India for Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Plantations

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As per Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident outside India) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2016, Notification No.FEMA.362/2016-RB, February 15, 2016, Issued by Reserve Bank of India, details of Foreign Direct Investments ( FDI ) in India for Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Plantations are as below,

1. Agriculture & Animal Husbandry

  • Floriculture, horticulture, Apiculture and Cultivation Of vegetables & mushrooms under controlled conditions;
  • Development and production of seeds and planting ma­terial;
  • Animal Husbandry (including breeding of dogs), Pisiculture, Aquaculture, under controlled conditions; and
  • Services related to agro and allied sectors.
    Note : Besides the above, FDI is not allowed in any other agricultural sector/activity

1.1     Other Conditions
The term ‘under controlled conditions’ covers the following:

  • ‘Cultivation under controlled conditions’ for the categories of floriculture, horticulture, cultivation of vegetables and mushrooms is the practice of cultivation wherein rainfall, temperature, solar radiation, air humidity and culture medium are controlled artificially. Control in these parameters may be effected through protected cultivation under green houses, net houses, poly houses or any other improved infrastructure facilities where micro-climatic conditions are regulated anthropogenically
  • In case of Animal Husbandry, scope of the term ‘under controlled conditions’ covers–
    (a) Rearing of animals under intensive farming systems with stall- feeding. Intensive farming system will require climate systems (ventilation, temperature/humidity management), health care and nutrition, herd registering/pedigree recording, use of machinery, waste management systems as prescribed by the National Livestock Policy 2013 and in conformity with the existing ‘Standard Operating Practices and Minimum Standard Protocol.’
    (b) Poultry breeding farms and hatcheries where micro-climate is controlled through advanced technologies like incubators, ventilation systems etc.
  • (iii) In the case of pisciculture and aquaculture, scope of the term ‘under controlled conditions’ covers–
    (a) Aquariums
    (b) Hatcheries where eggs are artificially fertilized and fry are hatched and incubated in an enclosed environment with artificial climate control.
  • (iv) In the case of apiculture, scope of the term ‘‘under controlled conditions’ covers–
    a) Production of honey by bee-keeping, except in forest/wild, in designated spaces with control of temperatures and climatic factors like humidity and artificial feeding during lean seasons.

Foreign Investment Cap (%) – 100%
Entry Route – Automatic

2. Plantation
2.1

  • Tea sector including tea plantations
  • Coffee plantations
  • Rubber Plantations
  • Cardamom plantations
  • Palm oil tree plantations
  • Olive oil tree plantations

Note: FDI is not allowed in any plantation sector/activity except those mentioned above.

2.2     Other Condition
Prior approval of the State Government concerned is required in case of any future land use change.

Foreign Investment Cap (%) – 100%
Entry Route – Automatic route

Reference : Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident outside India) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2016, Notification No.FEMA.362/2016-RB, February 15, 2016, Issued by Reserve Bank of India

Story of an IT Employee

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There is an IT Employee working as a software developer in a well known Multinational Company. When he is assigned for a project of one overseas client, he himself prepares a work breakdown structure, project plan and delivery schedule and gets an approval from his client.

As the projects kicks off, he starts following the scrum, responds to each and every email from his client within no time, gives daily and weekly updates of his tasks so his client knows the progress of the project.

As the project deadline nears, he delivers well tested, bug Free software to his client well in advance of the deadline.  So, as you have read, he works very hard, puts his all efforts and dedication into the project ( burns midnight oil ) and delivers a quality product to the client. So, the end result should be his client appreciating his efforts  and his company may be considering for his name in next appraisal … right ?

But wait.. what finally happens is His overseas client asks his employer ( MNC Company ) to pay $$$ to them ( client ) for the work done by him … ( business not as usual.. right? read the sentence again )..

Well, The story doesn’t end here,

Now the same IT employees father is a farmer cultivating their ancestral land in their hometown village. This year, he envisions that there could be some good market for onions, hence sows the Onion’s into his farm. He irrigates that onion farm on time, takes care from all the natural calamities like unseasonable rain, hailstorm etc, and harvests good quality onion crop and takes it to the market for selling. In the market when he sells those onions and gets a payment receipt.. on it, he was actually asked to pay ₹₹₹ rupees from his own pocket, in return of the onions which he just now sold into market…..

Sooooooo, which story would you like to believe, first half… story of the IT Employee or the second half… story of his father who is a farmer.

If you think, the story of the IT Employee is just impossible to believe and at the same time and gave your silent nod to the story of his farmer father.. aren’t we doing some injustice to the Farmers ? What you think …….

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We are IT Engineers, and our father is a farmer and its the time for us to give it back from where we came. Green Ecosystem is our baby step into this.. Visit our website http://www.greenecosystem.in and explore the world of Agro Ecosystem and see how you can get benefited from it.

Reference’s to story of a farmer :

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Farmer showing his 1 Rupee after selling 952 Kg of Onion

[ Photo Credit, FB post from Ravish Kumar ]

Watch the Video of Farmer as covered in Ravish Kumar’s prime time debate, and also know views and facts from Agriculture Economist Devinder Sharma at http://khabar.ndtv.com/video/show/prime-time/two-years-of-modi-government-how-are-the-conditions-of-farmers-417577 ]

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Payment receipt of 1 Rs Earned by farmer, after selling 952 Kg of Onion.

[ Picture Credit, Facebook post ]

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Views of Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump on Renewable Energy / Solar Power

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Hillary Clinton’s views on Renewable ( Solar, Wind ) Energy

  • Create good-paying jobs by making the United States the clean energy superpower of the 21st century.
  • Set national goals to have 500 million solar panels installed; generate enough renewable energy to power every home in America; cut energy waste in homes, schools, and hospitals by a third; and reduce American oil consumption by a third.
  • Lead the world in the fight against climate change by bringing greenhouse gas emissions to 30 percent below what they were in 2005 within the next decade—and keep going.

Promoting clean energy leadership and collaborative stewardship

  1. Fully fund the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
  2. Strengthen the Renewable Fuel Standard
  3. Support the bio-based economy’s dynamic growth
  4. Launch her Clean Energy Challenge

You may read more details about this at hillaryclinton.com and Renewable Power Vision

Bernie Sanders’s views on Renewable ( Solar, Wind ) Energy

As president Bernie will,

  • Work toward a 100 percent clean energy system and create millions of jobs.
  • Invest in clean, sustainable energy sources powered by the sun, wind and Earth’s heat.
  • Invest in advanced renewable fuels and keep our energy dollars at home.
  • Invest in solar energy and put money back in the pockets of consumers. Bernie believes that solar energy is one of the most promising sources of clean energy for America’s future.
  • Invest in making all American homes more energy efficient.
  • Support American workers moving into clean energy jobs.
  • Invest in an affordable energy storage solution that will allow us to fulfill our clean energy needs.
  • Build geothermal power plants to create full time family-wage jobs for operations, engineering, maintenance, and administration.
  • Utility-Scale Clean Energy Generation.
  • Enable greater consumer choice in energy.
  • Begin a moratorium on nuclear power plant license renewals in the United States.
  • Provide global clean energy funding to vulnerable countries.

You may read more information / details about his views on renewable energy at berniesanders.com

Donald Trump’s views on Renewable ( Solar, Wind ) Energy

We tried to find the information on this, but couldn’t find any. The website donaldjtrump.com also doesn’t have the policy document or his views on renewable energy. We could only find one article at “Donald Trump’s Conservative Plan For Energy

Top USA Presidential Candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump on Rural Policy and Agriculture

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46 million rural residents make up nearly 15 percent of America’s population, and rural America provides the foundation for the entire country’s economic success. As the America’s next presidential election nears, here we will try to highlight what some of the top contenders for next presidents post has to offer for farmers and rural communities of America.

Hillary Clinton on Rural Policy and Agriculture

Clinton’s focus on strengthening rural America for the next generation focuses on four key areas.

  1. Spurring investment to power the rural economy.
    1. Expand access to equity capital for rural businesses by increasing the number of Rural Business Investment Companies (RBICs)
    2. Simplify regulations for community banks
    3. Create a national infrastructure bank and invest in infrastructure
    4. Streamline, expand, and make permanent the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC)
    5. Strengthen USDA grant programs
  2. Raising agricultural production and profitability for family farms.
    1. Support the next generation of farmers
    2. Build a strong local and regional food system
    3. Provide a focused safety net for farmers and ranchers
    4. Fight for comprehensive immigration reform
  3. Expanding opportunity in rural communities across America
    1. Make critical investments in our youngest learners
    2. Ensure cost won’t be a barrier for college.
    3. Improve health care access for rural Americans
    4. Ensure that our rural communities have better access to substance abuse prevention, early intervention, and treatment.

You can read in more details at hillaryclinton.com website

Bernie Sanders on Rural Policy and Agriculture

As president, Senator Sanders will adopt policies that will:

  • Make sure that family farmers and rural economies thrive;
  • Expand support for young and beginning farmers;
  • Produce an abundant and nutritious food supply;
  • Establish an on-going regeneration of our soils; and
  • Enlist farmers as partners in promoting conservation and stewardship to keep our air and water clean and to combat climate change.
  1. Family Farms instead of Factory Farms
    Senator Sanders believes that we need more family farms, not more factory farms.
  2. Supporting Agriculture
    1. Fighting for America’s small and mid-sized farms.
    2. Encouraging the growth of regional food systems.
    3. Reversing trade policies like NAFTA
    4. Enforcing our country’s antitrust laws against large agribusiness and food corporations.
  3. Plans to Rebuild Rural America
    1. Improving our electric grid.
    2. Investing in broadband and high-speed Internet services.
    3. Improving our dams and levees.

You can read in more details at berniesanders.com and feelthebern.org

Donald Trump on Rural Policy and Agriculture

We could not find much information about the details of views of Donald Trump on Rural Policy and Agriculture. We could only find some information at website Is trump still terrible for agriculture ?

You can visit donaldjtrump.com to know his views on other topics.

Procedure for Termination / Cancellation of Hypothecation on RC for Vehicle in India

Recently after we paid all the EMI for our Two Wheeler, we intended to remove the name of Financer from our two wheeler Registration Certificate (in Shorts RC Book) so that the ownership of vehicle will be completely ours.

List of Documents Required for Hypothecation Removal

Once you have paid all the EMI of the loan to your finance company and loan is cleared, you will have to get NOC ( No Objection Certificate ) from your finance company which mentions that all the loan amount has been paid and they don’t have any objection now to transfer the ownership of vehicle to your own name. For this you need to contact customer care of finance company and request them to courier NOC to your home address.

Along with NOC, the Finance company also provides you signed form 35.

So the list of documents required for termination or cancellation of Hypothecation on RC for your vehicle in India is as following,

  • No Objection Certificate from Financer
  • Form 35 duly filled up
  • Registration Certificate (Original RC you received when purchased new vehicle)
  • Valid insurance
  • Pollution Under Control Certification (PUC)
  • Aadhar Card (Xerox)
  • Address Proof Photo Copy (Xerox)
  • Receipt of free paid online (Refer below for how to make payments) (When we paid it was 250 Rs for our two wheeler)

How to make Payments online ?

Visit website https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/en from the website, select “Online Service” -> Vehicle Related Services as shown below and then select the State as per your location.

Transfer RC

Since, we were not from Delhi, we selected “Other State” which opened another web page at https://vahan.parivahan.gov.in/vahanservice/vahan/ui/statevalidation/homepage.xhtml

On this page, you will need to enter your Vehicle Number (as you see on Name Plate) and click Proceed.

On the next opened page, you will see differnet online services available for your vehicle, since now we are only interested into removing of Hypothecation , select “Misc” which has related option as shown below,

Transfer RC

On the next page, you will need to enter your Chassis Numbers last 5 digits, which you can see on the Registration Certificate (RC Book) and click “Validate Registration Number”.

On the next opened page, you will be required to enter your mobile number and validate with the OTP, once you confirm with OTP, the next web page will be opened as below,

RC Book

On this page, click on “Terminate” which will ask the date till what the hypotheciation was allowed, you may select the date till day before you file the application.

Now, scroll below and make the payments online using netbanking or Debit / Credit cards.

The Biological Diversity ( Biodiversity ) Act 2002

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The Act covers conservation, use of biological resources and associated knowledge occurring in India for commercial or research purposes or for the purposes of bio-survey and bio-utilisation. It provides a framework for access to biological resources and sharing the benefits arising out of such access and use. The Act also includes in its ambit the transfer of research results and application for intellectual property rights (IPRs) relating to Indian biological resources.

The Act covers foreigners, non-resident Indians, body corporate, association or organization that is either not incorporated in India or incorporated in India with non-Indian participation in its share capital or management. These individuals or entities require the approval of the National Biodiversity Authority when they use biological resources and associated knowledge occurring in India for commercial or research purposes or for the purposes of bio-survey or bio-utilisation.

If the pdf link is broken, visit website for updated information nbindia.org

Agriculture Export Policy, 2018 – India

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The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Agriculture Export Policy, 2018 on 6th Dec 2018 [ Reference Press release ]. In order to provide an impetus to agricultural exports, the Government has come out with a comprehensive “Agriculture Export Policy” aimed at doubling the agricultural exports and integrating Indian farmers and agricultural products with the global value chains. The Agriculture Export Policy has the following vision:

Objectives of the Agriculture Export Policy are as under:

  • To double agricultural exports from present ~US$ 30+ Billion to ~US$ 60+ Billion by 2022 and reach US$ 100 Billion in the next few years thereafter, with a stable trade policy regime.
  • To diversify our export basket, destinations and boost high value and value added agricultural exports including focus on perishables.
  • To promote novel, indigenous, organic, ethnic, traditional and non-traditional Agri products exports.
  • To provide an institutional mechanism for pursuing market access, tackling barriers and deal with sanitary and phyto-sanitary issues.
  • To strive to double India’s share in world agri exports by integrating with global value chain at the earliest.
  • Enable farmers to get benefit of export opportunities in overseas market.

As on 7th Dec, the only copy available to download is “Draft Copy” As below,

Wildlife Conservation Strategy, 2002

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Strategy 2002 talks about “protecting the interests of the poor and tribals living around protected areas”. The Strategy 2002 recommends that the settlement of rights of people inside protected areas should not become an excuse to exclude or reduce areas that are crucial wildlife habitats. If it had analysed the situation, it would have realised that such reduction is happening precisely because of the mistaken notion that people and wildlife cannot co-exist, and because politicians and vested interests have used people’s hostility to demand such reduction.

Refer to download http://envfor.nic.in/sites/default/files/annual_report/wildlife_conservation_strategy.pdf

Reference – The Hindu