Industrial Innovations


The process for manufacture of Monocrotophos, a widely used pesticide, was developed at IICT, Hyderabad. The Corporation licensed the process to M/s Vantech Pesticides Ltd. who has achieved commercial success. The corporation since then licensed to 7 more firms. The pesticide helped a large number of farmers to augment their agricultural production.

Area: Agricultural Sciences

Funding agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India

Implementing institute: National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), Govt. of India

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