NHRCs Recommendations on Endosulfan

In 2001, taking cognizance of reports in the media that the aerial spraying of the pesticide endosulfan in the District of Kasaragod in Kerala had led to severe health hazards, the Commission asked the Indian Council of Medical Research for a report which was submitted in July, 2002 by one of its constituent institutions, the National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH), after a thorough environment epidemiological study, conducted to rigorous scientific standards, and which took into account earlier investigations and surveys.

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