TSSOCA to certify organic products

Hyderabad: The Telangana State Seed and Organic Certification Authority (TSSOCA) added another feather to its cap with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry according it accreditation for inspection and certification of organic products in the State. Telangana is among the very few States in the country to get this accreditation.

In May, 2016, The State government had approached the Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, seeking accreditation to certify organic products, with an objective of improving organic cultivation on a large scale in the State, TSSOCA Director Dr K Keshavulu told Telangana Today.