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Provisional registration period for biostimulants in India extended

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17 June 2021, New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi has extended the period of provisional registration of biostimulants to 31 March 2022. Notification of this has been published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary No. 2169 dated 15 June 2021.

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According to the said notification published in the Official Gazette, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the Essential Commodities Act 1955 (10 of 1955), by amending the Fertilizers (Inorganic, Organic or Compound) (Control) Order 1985, the abbreviation of this order The Fertilizers (Inorganic, Organic or Compound) (Control) Amendment Order 2021 has been made, which will be effective from the date of publication in the Official Gazette. 

Under this, in the Fertilizer (Inorganic, Organic or Compound) Control Order 1985 section 20 (c) in sub-section (5), this order has been amended before 31 March 2022. Similarly, by amending the draft G-3, it has been informed to do it by 22 February 2023 instead of August 2022. The original order was published in the Gazette of India No. 758 (E) on 25 September 1985, in which the last amendment has been mentioned to be done vide Office Order 2126 (E) dated 1 June 2021.

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