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					                Minutes of the 283rd meeting of the Registration Committee
        held on 15.11.2007 at 10.30 A.M. in Room No.142 , Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.



          The 283rd     meeting of the Registration Committee (RC) was held under the
   Chairmanship of Dr. N.B. Singh, Agriculture Commissioner on 15.11.2007 at 10.30 A.M.. in
   Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi.        Dr. P. S. Chandurkar, Plant Protection Adviser to the Govt. of
   India, Dr.(Mrs) Vasantha Muthuswamy, Senior DDG, ICMR,                  Shri T.P. Rajendran,
   ADG(PP), ICAR and Dr. (Mrs.) S. Kulshrestha, Secretary, CIB&RC attended the meeting.
       Following officers from the Secretariat of CIB&RC were also present:


              (i)     Dr. S.K. Khurana, Specialist Gr. I
              (ii)    Dr.B.S. Phogat, JD(Bio)
              (iii)   Dr. Ravi Prakash, Jt. Dir(PP)
              (iv)    Shri Vipin Bhatnagar, Deputy Dir.(Chem)
              (v)     Dr. Subhash Kumar, Agro(H)
              (vi)    Dr.(Mrs.) Vandana Seth, AD(Chem)
              (vii)   Sh. R.C. Gulati, SO(CIR-I)
              (viii) Sh. Niraj Kulshrestha, Assistant(Legal)


       At the outset the Chairman welcomed the participants and requested Secretary, CIB&RC

to take up Agenda for discussion. The following decisions were taken :

Agenda item No.
Agenda item No.1.0                      Confirmation of minutes of the 282nd         meeting of the
                                        Registration Committee
                              nd
     The Minutes of the 282        meeting of the Registration Committee (RC) were confirmed.

Agenda item No.2.0                      Follow up action on the decision taken by the
                                        Registration Committee in its 282nd     meeting.


                                            Noted.
Agenda item No.3.0                      Government Business
Agenda item No 3.1
                                      Presentation by M/s Canpex and M/s Ruchi Chem Pvt.
                                      Ltd.


      Representative of M/s.Canpex & M/s.Ruchi Chem Pvt. Ltd. made presentation           to the
Committee apprising queries raised about the differences in the results of Acute Oral Toxicity in
rat, mice and fish. However, representative mentioned that they are not accompanied by the Tox
expert and, therefore, they may be provided another opportunity to make presentation to the
Registration Committee by an expert in the field in the next meeting.



Agenda item No 3.2                    Part-III report of the Expert Group constituted under the
                                      Chairmanship of Dr. C.D. Mayee for pesticides reviewed
                                      for their continued use or otherwise in the country.


      The Committee desired that the detailed report presented before the Registration
Committee may also be brought in the next meeting for taking the decision.
Agenda item No 3.3                    Revised Guidelines for registration of Bio-pesticides.




      The Committee deliberated the agenda in detail and approved the proposed guidelines with
certain modification for displaying on the website for the following:
       1.       Baculoviruse(NPV/GV) u/s.9(3B) and 9(3) with Indian Standards Specification.
       2.       Antagonistic fungi u/s.9(3B) and 9(3) with Indian Standards Specification.
       3.       Entomopathogenic fungi u/s.9(3B) and 9(3) with Indian Standards Specification
       4.       Autogonistic bacteria u/s.9(3B) and 9(3) with Indian Standards Specification
       5.       Entomotoxr bacteria (Bt & Bs) u/s.9(3B) and 9(3) with Indian Standards Specification
       6.       Guidelines for minimum infrastructure facilities to be created by the manufacturer of
                Microbial biopesticides(Antagonistic fungi, Entomopathogenic fungi, Antagonistic
                bacteria and EntomotoxiC bacteria)
       7.       Baculoviruses (NPV/GV) and
       8.       Botanical biopesticides.


       The Committee decided that these guidelines be put up on the website of the Sectt. of
CIB&RC for comments by concerned stakeholders within a period of 30 days and then put up to
the Registration Committee for final approval.
        The Committee also deliberated the specific issues referred to the Group regarding
following:-
No.1    Authority of utilization of data of one registrant by other applicant with respect to
        bio-pesticides
        The Committee deliberated the issue in detail and decided that since the Government is
promoting the use of bio-pesticides, therefore, there is need for encouraging the registration of bio-
pesticides and, therefore, the Committee has already permitted the sharing of the data among the
members of Associations or authorization by the organization/institution who has generated the
data. Therefore, the Committee decided that 9(3)/9(3B) registrant who has isolated the strains
and generated the data may only authorize other company who is registering the same strain to
share their data.
No.2        Harmonization of Chemical Composition and Coding of Bio-pesticides formulation
            (deferred agenda of 2nd EG meeting)


        The Committee desired the Group may submit its report expeditiously.
Agenda item No 3.4                  Procedure for registration of “formulation” for imports
                                    and its technical grade insecticide
                                     Deferred.
Agenda item No 3.5                  Decision of the Appellate Authority in the Appeal filed by
                                    M/s Supreme Glazes Pvt. Ltd. for import permit of Boric
                                    Acid
                                     Deferred.
Agenda item No 3.6                  Consideration of the case of M/s Navin Fluorine
                                    International Ltd for import of Boric Acid
                                     Deferred.
Agenda item No 3.7                   Guidelines for enhancement of shelf-life of insecticides
                                     registered u/s 9(4) of the Insecticide Act, 1968.
         The Committee deliberated the agenda and decided that guidelines may be formulated in
more elaborate manner along with the required parameters to establish the facts. These may be
placed before the Registration Committee during the next meeting along with the proforma.
Agenda item No 4.0                   Export Cases
Agenda item No 4.1                  Consideration of Applications for Export
                                     Approved.
Agenda item No 4.2                  Consideration of an application of M/s Parijat Industries
                                    Ltd. for grant of registration for indigenous manufacture
                                    of Bispyribac-Sodium Technical (Herbicide)
                                     Approved.

Agenda item No 4.3                  Consideration of an application of M/s Nagarjuna
                                    Agrichem Ltd. for grant of registration for indigenous
                                    manufacture of Fenoxanil Technical (Fungicide)
                                    Approved.
Agenda item No 4.4                  Consideration of an application of M/s Deccan Fine
                                    Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd. for grant of registration for
                                    indigenous       manufacture of Flucarbazone Sodium
                                    Technical

                                    Approved.
Agenda item No 5.0                 9(3b) Cases - Nil

Agenda item No 5.1                 Consideration of application of M/s Jai Kissan Agro,
                                   Indore     for   grant   of   registration   for   indigenous
                                   manufacture of Verticillium Lecannii 1.15% WP


      Approved for a period of two years with commercialization.
Agenda item No 5.2                 Request from M/s High Field Chem Pvt. Ltd.                 for
                                   extension of provisional registration of Forchlorfenuron
                                   0.1% SL
                                   Deferred

Agenda item No 6.0                             9(3) Cases
                                   Noted.

Agenda item No 7.0                             9(4) Cases
Agenda item No 7.1                 List of applications for registration u/s 9(4)
                                    Approved.
Agenda item No 7.2                 Consideration of application of M/s Sharda Worldwide
                                   Pvt.     Ltd. for grant of registration for indigenous
                                   manufacture of Metsulfuron Methyl technical

                                   Approved.

Agenda item No 8.0                 Miscellaneous Items
Agenda item No 8.1                 Approval of Protocols
                                   Approved.
Agenda item No 8.2                 Issue of import permit for Boric Acid and other
                                   substances for non-insecticidal use

                                   Deferred.
Agenda item No 8.3                 Clarification    regarding      End   Use    (No    objection)
                                   Certificates for import of Boric Acid

                                   Deferred.
Agenda item No 8.4                 Endorsement for change of Company name in respect of
                                  M/s Dhanuka Agritech Ltd.


                                  Deferred.
Agenda item No 8.5                Endorsement for change of Company name in respect of
                                  M/s Dhanuka Agritech Ltd.


                                  Deferred.

Agenda item No 9.0                Any other item with the permission of the Chair.




        The meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

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