Address: Central Fertilizer Quality Control & Training Institute, N.H.IV, FARIDABAD-121001 (HARYANA)
In pursuance of the recommendations of the Fertilizer Distribution Committee (Patel Committee, 1960), Sivaraman Committee (1965) and Estimates Committee of Lok Sabha (1967-68) to provide a lead to the State Quality Control Laboratories and to deal with the matters related to fertilizer quality control, the erstwhile Central Fertiliser Control Laboratory was set up as a sub ordinate office of Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation in the end of 4th Five Year Plan (1971-72) to undertake inspection and analysis of indigenous and imported fertilizers, standardization of methods of analysis and providing technical guidance to the State Govts. on the subject.
(i) Drawal, inspection and analysis of both indigenous and imported fertilizers.
(ii) Training of State Fertilizer Inspectors and Fertilizer Analysts.
(iii) Standardization/Development of methods of analysis of fertilizers.
(iv) Acting as a Referee Laboratory and advisory body on matters related to FCO.
(v) Preparation of technical literature in the field of Fertilizer Quality Control.