Provisions under FCO & ECA act for various offences related with irregularities in fertilizer business in India

Procedure for taking action against manufacturing units / dealers for sub- standard fertilizers.

Provisions of FCO are directed towards manufacture, and sale of substances that can be used in the soil as fertilizers having the specifications as laid down there under FCO. A manufacturer/dealer in fertilizers has to get himself registered in the State wherein he intends to carry out such activities in accordance with the conditions of FCO. The FCO apart from disallowing Sales of sub-standard fertilizers but for in accordance with the procedure laid down there under for disposal of sub-standard fertilizers, it also authorized suspension or cancellation of registration/licence by the appropriate authority in the case of contravention of the FCC provisions.