Agrochemical inputs

FICCI seeks 13% cut in GST on agrochemical inputs for the farm sector

R G Agarwal, Chair, FICCI Committee on Crop Protection and Chairman, Dhanuka Group, said high Goods and Service Tax on crop protection chemicals especially hurts small and marginal farmers by increasing their input cost and prompting them to use these essential ingredients in sub-optimal quantities to the detriment of farm output and their own financial health.