Draft Poha Grading and Marking Rules, 2022

Nov 21, 2022 | by TeamLease RegTech Legal Research Team

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Commercial ComplianceThe Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, (MoAFW) on November 19, 2022, issued the Draft Poha Grading and Marking Rules, 2022. This came into force on November 19, 2022.

The following has been stated namely: -

• These Rules shall apply to Poha prepared from paddy (Oryza sativa L.). It is also known as flattened rice, rice flakes, beaten rice, or chiwda.

• Various terms have been defined under section (2)

• The Grade Designation Mark shall consist of the design of "AGMARK Insignia" as set out in schedule-I, incorporating the certificate of authorization number, the word “AGMARK", the name of the commodity, and its grade.

• The grade designations to indicate the quality of Poha including the criteria for grade designation have been set out in schedule II.

• It also specifies the quality of Poha shall be as provided in schedule-II

• It also specifies the Method of Marking and the Method of Packing.

Objections or suggestions may be received from any person with respect to the said draft rules before the expiry of forty-five days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette of India are made available to the public. 

Objections or suggestions, if any, in respect of the said draft rules may be forwarded to the Agricultural Marketing Adviser to the Government of India, Directorate of Marketing and Inspection, Head Office, CGO Complex, NH - IV, Faridabad (Haryana) 121001

Disclaimer: refer to the document to view further details 

[Notification No. G.S.R. 825(E)]


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