The National Programme for Organic Production (hereinafter referred to as ‘NPOP’) provides for Standards for organic production, systems, criteria and procedure for accreditation of Certification Bodies, the National (India Organic) Logo and the regulations governing its use. The standards and procedures have been formulated in harmony with other International Standards regulating import and export of organic products. This document also proposes to provide an institutional mechanism for the implementation of National Standards for Organic Production (hereinafter referred to as ‘NSOP’.
FICCI Research & Analysis Centre (FRAC) was conceptualised and started to provide analytical services to all the industries; undertake research and development for quality improvement; help in providing quality to the consumers and raising the general standards of purity particularly in the small-scale sector. FRAC is dedicated exclusively to analysis and research following ISO/ IEC 17025:2005 International Standards. Certified quality assurance and control programme ensures that Test Results remain consistent across samples.