Policy- which is generally defined as a course of action to create a desired objective in the interest of the masses or the people. Policy research is utmost important for the sustainable development of country both at the national and local level. We at PARC carry out policy research, i.e., analyse the impact of any policy decision by the State & Central government from the perspective of various stakeholders in consultation with experts in that field. This enables us to come up with action-oriented recommendations and pragmatic solutions to the communities and decision makers for resolving fundamental problems in the society.

pesticides report

Study on the impact of proposed ban on list of 27 pesticides from the perspective of all stakeholders

On August 19, 2013, the Ministry of Agriculture assigned the job of reviewing 66 pesticides to an Expert Committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Anupam Varma. Dr. Anupam Varma Committee (AVC) submitted its report in December 2015. After the Committee report was submitted, 18 pesticides were banned immediately and 27 were to be reviewed. AVC, divided the 66 pesticides reviewed by it into 4 groups.

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Making India Atmanirbhar in Oilseeds Production

The need for a “zero edible oil import” plan was discussed by commerce minister Piyush Goyal at an inter-ministerial meeting on 5th November, 2019 and the commerce ministry asked the agriculture ministry to prepare a road map for India to attain self-sufficiency in edible oil production. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the budget in 2019, had also urged farmers to make India self-sufficient in edible oil production and mentioned that the ...

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WARSA - Waste As Resource by changing Stakeholders' Approach

Authored by: Amaraja Kulkarni

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