Q. Why in News ?
A. Experts have warned that few provisions in the Pesticides Management Bill will hurt farmers’ livelihood. Therefore, they have called for wider consultations on the bill and asked it to place it before a select committee.
Q. What is Pesticides Management Bill ?
A. The Pesticides Management Bill, 2020 was approved by the Union Cabinet in February this year. It will replace the Insecticides Act, 1968.
Q. What are Key provisions in the Bill ?
Q. Key issues/provisions highlighted by experts?