Intensive investigation campaign against sub-standard fertilizer seeds continues in MP

FIR registered on Nath Biogene under Seeds Act in Seoni district
In an investigation campaign launched in order to ensure the purity of fertilizers, seeds and pesticides in the state, the godowns of 102 fertilizer sellers was inspected by the investigating teams on the second day on Saturday. The investigation teams took 112 samples. Action was taken in four cases for irregularities. Four samples were taken after inspection of five fertilizer manufacturing units. 64 samples were taken after inspection of 104 godowns of plant protection drug dealers. In addition, 125 samples were taken after inspection of warehouses of 122 seed sellers. Show cause notices were issued in ten cases.

On Saturday, the investigation team found illegal transportation and storage of wheat seeds in Seoni district. The seeds stock was seized following lack of documents of seed storage and handed over in police custody. An FIR has been lodged against Nath Biogene Company of Seoni for irregularities under the Seed Act.