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Government of Jammu & Kashmir, Office of the Information & Publications, Directorate of Agriculture Kashmir.



P R E S S R E L E A S E

Srinagar/5th March, 2016/ Law Enforcement agency Department of Agriculture Kashmir took stock of Situation of availability of various tree spray oils being distributed in various Districts of valley. During the inspection in District Baramulla/Kupwara the team headed by District Law Enforcement Officer Baramulla/ Kupwara inspected various Godowns/ outlets of T.S.O. & directed them to make available the quality products of various T.S.O. on affordable prices.
During inspection M/s M.A. Enterprises Handwara, Mushtaq Pesticide Sopore, Mohsin Traders Sopore, K.H. Seloo Zainger were involved in un authorized sale/ distribution of various products of T.S.O. and were found running their business contravention of Insecticide Act-1968 and rules made thereunder. A quantity of 3090 litres of T.S.O. of different makes were put under sale stop orders.
The manufacturing companies/ distributors/ retailers of Tree Spray Oil were asked to make availability of T.S.O./ Horticulture Mineral Oils (HMOs) to the orchardists on affordable prices and distributors/ dealers have been warranted of strict action if found involved in creating scarcity, black marketing. Further raids & inspections shall continue in various districts in coming days.


Sd/(N.A. Lone)
Agri. Information Officer, Kashmir