Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology is an autonomous institution under the Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Govt. of India. It was established in May 1991 and it has emerged as a reputed R & D centre for the development of safer, efficient and environment friendly pesticide formulations, bio-pesticides, application technologies and analytical methodologies. More than sixty technologies have been developed at IPFT and successfully transferred to various agrochemical industries. It has state-of-art laboratories for pesticide quality control as per BIS and CIPAC and is recognized by CIB & RC for Bio-efficacy for pesticides to be registered for domestic use in house hold and for persistence & residue studies. The Laboratory is NABL Accredited as per ISO/IEC – 17025 for the testing of Pesticides (Technical & Formulations), pesticide residues in various food matrices and CWC related chemicals.
The Society for the Promotion of Sustainable Agriculture (SPSA) was founded in 2008. It is an academic Society devoted to all aspects of the sustainable agriculture and technology with an aim to promote the following objectives: To promote sustainable and equitable agriculture and rural development. To promote good agricultural practice. To promote research in the fields of agriculture and rural development. To promote dissemination of information and the promotion of research including undertaking of studies, techno-economic research and to provide consultation services in the field of agriculture and rural development. To promote export oriented production and development of the scheduled products. To promote the development and commercialization of indigenous technology.