Laboratory for testing agriculture inputs: pesticides and fertilizers.

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Laboratory for testing foods, raw food and processed food.

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Laboratory for testing medicines / drug both for human consumption and veterinary purpose.

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Punjab Agriculture, Food & Drug Authority

"Being a highly sophisticated lab PAFDA has a mandate to do research and development in the area of food, agriculture inputs, pharma and allied areas as a main activity."

MISSION:  " World class public health achievement by scientific evaluation of food, drug and agriculture inputs mainly through research and development."

VISION:   " Scientific investigation, research and evaluation to secure food and drug safety and optimization of agriculture yield."

Founder Director General

Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Tahir (Late) 2016-2023
(Pride of Performance, Sitara-i-Imtiaz)

Director General Message

Dr. Muhammad Amjad

Low quality food, drugs and agriculture inputs pose severe health threats and economic losses to whole community. A safe and nutritionally adequate diet and high quality of medicine is a basic individual right and an essential condition for sustainable development, especially in developing countries...
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Project Director Message

Mr. Mehtab Waseem Azhar

As the Project Director of Punjab Agriculture, Food and Drug Authority (PAFDA), I emphasise the paramount importance of ensuring the safety and quality of public life in our province. It is evident that low-quality food, drugs, and agriculture inputs...
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