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India Organic - National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP)

India Organic - National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) logo

The national programme involves the accreditation programme for certification bodies, norms for organic production, promotion of organic farming. The NPOP standards for production and accreditation system have been recognized by European Commission and Switzerland as equivalent to their country standards. Similarly, USDA has recognized NPOP conformity assessment procedures of accreditation as equivalent to that of US. 

Learn more: India Organic - National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with India Organic - National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP)'s standard is verified by unknown.

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Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority

Member of

Unknown

Type

Government

Also manages

None.


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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2006

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Food


Where this ecolabel is found
India



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Last updated: 3 September 2014