வேளாண் மற்றும் விவசாயிகள் நலத்துறை DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & FARMERS WELFARE Government of Puducherry

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A SHORT GUIDE ON THE PROCEDURES FOR APPLYING LICENSES FOR SEED, FERITLISER AND PESTICIDE MANUFACTURING / DEALERSHIP

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Seed Section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001
b. Compensatory Fee ₹50
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘A’- in duplicate
  2. Aadhar Identity
  3. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  4. Route Map (Not to scale)
  5. Fee remittance challan(Original)
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (Seeds), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉ agriseed.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Seed Act 1966. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Seed Section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001
b. Compensatory Fee ₹50
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘C’- in duplicate
  2. Original License
  3. Aadhar Identity
  4. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  5. Route Map (Not to scale)
  6. Fee remittance challan(Original)
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (Seeds), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉ agriseed.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Seed Act 1966. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Fertilizer section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
b. Compensatory Fee ₹2000 per product
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘D’- in duplicate
  2. Original License
  3. Aadhar Identity
  4. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  5. Route Map (Not to scale)
  6. Fee remittance challan(Original)
  7. Certificate from the authorized Signatory certifying about the laboratory facilities
  8. Copy of the memorandum of Articiles of Associaton of the Company
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (Fertilizer), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉ agrifert.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Fertilizer Control Order 1985. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Fertilizer section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
b. Compensatory Fee ₹1250 per product
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘A1’- in duplicate
  2. Original License
  3. Aadhar Identity
  4. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  5. Route Map (Not to scale)
  6. Fee remittance challan(Original)
  7. Form ‘O’ from the Manufacturers
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (Fertilizer), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉ agrifert.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Fertilizer Control Order 1985. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Fertilizer section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
b. Compensatory Fee ₹1250 per product
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘A1’- in duplicate
  2. Original License
  3. Aadhar Identity
  4. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  5. Route Map (Not to scale)
  6. Fee remittance challan(Original)
  7. Form ‘O’ from the Manufacturers / Whole sale dealers
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (Fertilizer), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉ agrifert.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Fertilizer Control Order 1985. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Fertilizer section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
b. Compensatory Fee ₹2000 per product
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘D’- in duplicate
  2. Original License
  3. Aadhar Identity
  4. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  5. Route Map (Not to scale)
  6. Fee remittance challan(Original)
  7. Certificate from the Authorized Signatory certifying about the laboratory facilities
  8. Copy of the Memorandum of Articles of Association of the Company
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (Fertilizer), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉ agrifert.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Fertilizer Control Order 1985. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Fertilizer section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
b. Compensatory Fee ₹1250 per product
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘D’- in duplicate
  2. Original License
  3. Aadhar Identity
  4. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  5. Route Map (Not to scale)
  6. Fee remittance challan(Original)
  7. Form ‘O’ from the Manufacturers
  8. Previous Original Licensing issued by the Notified Authority
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (Fertilizer), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉ agrifert.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Fertilizer Control Order 1985. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Fertilizer section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
b. Compensatory Fee ₹1250 per product
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘A1’- in duplicate
  2. Original License
  3. Aadhar Identity
  4. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  5. Route Map (Not to scale)
  6. Fee remittance challan(Original)
  7. Form ‘O’ from the Manufacturers / Whole sale dealers
  8. Previous Original Licensing issued by the Notified Authority
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (Fertilizer), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605 009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉ agrifert.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Fertilizer Control Order 1985. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Quality Control Section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
b. Compensatory Fee ₹2000 per product
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘V’- in duplicate
  2. Original License
  3. Aadhar Identity
  4. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  5. Route Map (Not to scale)
  6. Fee remittance challan(Original)
  7. Original copy of FORM –III of Certificate of Registration of Insecticides
  8. Details of expert staff engaged (qualification & experience)
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (QCI), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉ agrifert.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Insecticides Act 1968. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Quality Control Section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
b. Compensatory Fee ₹1500 per product
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘VII’- in duplicate
  2. Original License
  3. Aadhar Identity
  4. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  5. Route Map (Not to scale)
  6. Fee remittance challan(Original)
  7. Principal Certificate from the Manufacturers
  8. Previous original license issued by the Licensing Authority (in case of renewal)
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (QCI), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉ agrifert.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Insecticides Act 1968. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Quality Control Section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
b. Compensatory Fee ₹250
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘VII’- in duplicate
  2. Original License
  3. Aadhar Identity
  4. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  5. Route Map (Not to scale)
  6. Fee remittance challan(Original)
  7. Principal Certificate from the Manufacturers
  8. Previous original license issued by the Licensing Authority (in case of renewal)
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (QCI), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉ agrifert.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Insecticides Act 1968. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

Sl. No. Category Details
a. Designated Section Quality Control Section, Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
b. Compensatory Fee ₹1000
c. Payment of fee Through Challan
d. Check List of documents to be submitted
  1. Form ‘VII’- in duplicate
  2. Aadhar Identity
  3. Documents / Lease deed on place of business
  4. Route Map (Not to scale)
  5. Fee remittance challan(Original)
  6. Previous Original License issued by the Licensing Authority (in case of renewal)
  7. Qualification of the applicant/ technical personnel under employment (minimum qualification with degree in Agriculture or Science with chemistry).
  8. Detailed Principal Certificate number / date of issue / validity
e. Name of Designated Officer Agricultural Officer (QCI), Directorate of Agriculture, Puducherry – 605001.
f. Tentative time for Designated Officer to process the application 15 days
g. Competent Officer to issue the license Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009.
h. Tentative time for Competent Officer to approve / reject 15 days
i. Appellate Authority (In case of grievance) Director of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605009.
j. Tentative time for Appellate Authority to dispose of the complaint 21 days
k. Contact mail ✉agrifert.pon@nic.in

Click here for the application form
Kindly note that mere submission of applications would not confer any rights on the applicants for issue of the licenses. Further, the applications submitted by the prospective dealers are subject to the inspection report on the proposed place of business by the field level Officials to ensure compliance of provisions of the Insecticides Act 1968. In respect of fee, the prospective applicants may address a request to the mail ID given herein. Subject to feasibility, a challan would be generated online and sent to the applicant concerned for remittance in the designated account of the State Bank of India, Main branch, Puducherry either in person or online. Otherwise, it has to be obtained in person. Fee once paid is not refundable/transferable. The Department of Agriculture, Puducherry being the competent authority fully reserves the right to accept/reject any applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

DISCLAIMER :
The above documents are published as a measure of guiding the prospective dealers of seed, fertilizers and pesticides and ease their business interface with the Department.
All the forms required for licenses have been posted in this portal. The tentative timeline for processing the applications are only indicative and are subject to administrative considerations and issue of licenses are further subject to satisfaction in respect of the documents submitted and physical verification of the proposed place of business and the rules notified by the competent authority from time to time.

For clarifications, if any, the prospective dealers are requested to contact the following officials.
Agricultural Officer (Seed), Directorate of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605 001.
✆ 0413-2336543; 2336945, ✉ agriseed.pon@nic.in
Agricultural Officer (Fertilizer), Directorate of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605 001.
✆ 0413-2336543; 2336945, ✉ agrifert.pon@nic.in
Agricultural Officer (Pesticides-QC), Directorate of Agriculture, New Light House Road, Vambakeerapalayam, Puducherry – 605 001.
✆ 0413-2336543; 2336945, ✉ agrifert.pon@nic.in
For grievances if any a mail could be sent at ✉ diragri.py@gov.in
Kindly visit our website http://agri.puducherry.gov.in/