The raw materials required for manufacture of technicals /formulated pesticides are purchased by newspaper tenders, which are issued during December, and March/April every year. Advertisements are released in leading newspapers in English as well as Marathi. Mailing lists are also prepared on the basis of information submitted by the manufacturers/traders to the Pesticides Division. The items required are:
- All technical pesticides required for formulation.
- Traded pesticides of reputed brands.
- Pesticides formulated outside MIL under KRUSHI UDYOG brand.
- Packing materials including tins, aluminum bottles, CRboxes, HDPE bottles, and printed labels, etc.
- Solvents like Aromax, Remax, C-IX, R-IX, and Cyclohexenone.
- Emulsifiers & Intermediates.
- Chemicals required for Cypermethrine and Fevalerate technicals.
- Machinery required in the plant.