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  • Webinar on ‘Why India Should #Ban27Pesticides’

    Update| 13th July 2020 In May, the Indian government announced that it is moving to ban 27 pesticides that are linked to health and environmental harm. However, the agrochemical industry quickly moved to oppose the ban. The Indian government is set to decide in the coming weeks. In this webinar, various experts will discuss why […]

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  • भारत सरकार ने 27 कीटनाशकों पर पूर्ण प्रतिबंध लगाने का आग्रह किया

    प्रेस नोट  | 27 जून 2020 पेस्टिसाइड एक्शन नेटवर्क (PAN) एशिया पैसिफिक और पैन इंडिया ने भारत सरकार से 27 जहरीले कीटनाशकों पर कुल प्रतिबंध की अपनी प्रारंभिक सिफारिश के माध्यम से जोर देने और लोगों के स्वास्थ्य और रासायनिक उद्योग लाभ पर पर्यावरण को प्राथमिकता देने का आग्रह किया है। दो वकालत समूहों ने […]

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  • കീടനാശിനികൾ നിരോധിക്കാനുള്ള തീരുമാനവുമായി കേന്ദ്രസർക്കാർ ശക്തമായി മുന്നോട്ട് പോകണം

    കീടനാശിനികൾ നിരോധിക്കാനുള്ള തീരുമാനവുമായി  കേന്ദ്രസർക്കാർ ശക്തമായി മുന്നോട്ട് പോകണം പത്രക്കുറിപ്പ് | 27.06.2020 ഇന്ത്യൻ കാർഷിക, കർഷകക്ഷേമ മന്ത്രാലയം കീടനാശിനി ഉത്പാദക കമ്പനികളുടെ എതിർപ്പിനെ തുടർന്ന് 27 കീടനാശിനികൾ നിരോധിക്കുന്നതിനുള്ള മെയ് 18 ലെ കരട് ഉത്തരവിൽ ഭേദഗതി വരുത്തിയതിന് ശേഷമാണ് പെസ്റ്റിസൈഡ് ആക്ഷൻ നെറ്റ്‌വർക്ക് ഈ സംയുക്ത പ്രസ്താവന ഇറക്കുന്നത്. 27 കീടനാശിനികളുടെ നിരോധനത്തെ സംബന്ധിച്ച് ഇന്ത്യൻ സർക്കാർ പൊതുതാൽപര്യത്തെ ഉയർത്തിപ്പിടിക്കുമോ അതോ കീടനാശിനി കമ്പനികളുടെ സമ്മർദത്തിന് വഴങ്ങുമോ എന്ന് അന്താരാഷ്ട്ര സമൂഹം ജാഗ്രതയോടെ നിരീക്ഷിക്കുന്നു. 27 […]

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  • Indian government urged to push through with total ban of 27 pesticides

    Press Release | 27th June 2020 Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Asia Pacific and PAN India strongly urges the Indian government to push through with its initial recommendation of a total ban on 27 toxic pesticides and prioritise people’s health and the environment over chemical industry profits. The two advocacy groups issued this joint statement after […]

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  • Government Proposes Banning of 27 Pesticides Used in India Which are Banned In Other Countries

    Government of India Moves to Ban 27 Pesticides Used in the Country that are Already Banned Abroad Press Release | 20th May 2020 PAN India welcomes the proposal of Government of India to ban the 27 pesticides, and urges the Agriculture Ministry to review all the remaining pesticides registered in India with the same criteria […]

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  • Central Insecticide Board clarifies pesticide spraying with drone illegal in India

    Press Release | 02nd February 2020 In a letter sent to the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, government of India, the Central Insecticide Board (CIB) has clarified that spraying pesticides with drone is illegal. The letter says that ‘as per the provisions of the Insecticide Act, 1968 and Rules framed thereunder, aerial application of […]

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  • Empowering Farmers to get rid of Pesticide Poisoning on the No Pesticide Use Day

    Press Release | PAN India | 3rd December 2019 On 3thDecember, 2019, commemorating Bhopal Gas tragedy, and No pesticide Use Day is observed all over the world. The first Annual General Meeting of Maharashtra Association of Pesticide Poisoned Persons (MAPPP) was organised on the ‘No Pesticide Use Day’ at Subhash Sharma Organic Farm in Tiwasa village, Yavatmal. This […]

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  • KERALA CANCELED LICENSES ON GLYPHOSATE DISTRIBUTION AND SALE

    Media Statement | PAN India | 1st June 2019 Indicating focus on public interest, the Kerala Agriculture Department cancelled licenses for distribution and sales of the controversial weedicide glyphosate in the State. The department issued order on 24th May 2019, in a bold move. Earlier in February 2019, Kerala had temporarily banned distribution, sales and […]

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  • Agroecology Workshop held for Farming Community in Ghatanji, Yavatmal

    Press Note | PAN India | 27th March 2019   PAN India has been working on pesticide poisoning, for decades. A range of activities, from documenting pesticide poisoning to the realization of agro-ecology as way of life, have been undertaken. In the past three years, pesticide poisoning in Yavatmal has been highlighted through various means […]

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  • Farming Community in Yavatmal came up with a Declaration to stop pesticide Menace on the World Soil Day and No Pesticide Use Week

    Press Release | PAN India | 6th December 2018 ‘Maharashtra Association of Pesticide Poisoned Persons’ formed on the World Soil Day  and No Pesticide Use Week in Yavatmal in the Farmers Meeting on “Impact of Pesticides on Soil and Children of the Soil” On 5th December, 2018, commemorating World Soil Day, amidst observing ‘No Pesticide […]

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