The Fertilizer Inspection Team conducted a surprise check on the sale of fertilizers through PoS machines in the cooperative societies and private seller shops of all the development blocks of Raipur district. Notices have been issued to 18 service cooperative societies of the district for irregularities.
It is worth mentioning that on the instructions of Agriculture Production Commissioner Dr. M. Geeta and Collector Raipur Mr. Saurabh Kumar, a team has been formed to inspect the premises of manufacturers and sellers of seeds, fertilizers and pesticides in Raipur district. After inspection, instructions have been given to take action as per rules if violations are found under the Fertilizers (Act) Order 1985.
Deputy Director Agriculture Shri Kashyap informed that 5 service cooperative societies of development block Tilda, Ganiyari, Manth, Kharora, Bangoli and Adsena, 3 service cooperative societies of development block Arang Mandirhasaud, Munrethi and Nagapura, 5 service cooperative societies of development block Abhanpur Raveli , Dhodhra, Parsada, Khorpa and Sarathi, 5 service cooperative societies of Dharsiwa block, Kachana, Nagargaon, Giroud, Mandhar and Barbanda were inspected.
Similarly, samples of chemical fertilizers, insecticides and seeds are being taken by visiting private seller shops for quality control and instructions have been given to supply accompaniment immediately after inspecting double lock centers. Agriculture Development Officers of all the blocks have been directed for continuous inspection of cooperative and private manufacturers and sellers so that fertilizers can be sold through PoS machines. and the actual matching of the quantity.