AGRI-BIOTECH IN INDIA

India faces the challenge of balancing food production for the growing population demanding more and better food using that of dwindling land, water and energy resources and growing environmental concerns.
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GM CROPS IN GLOBAL AGRICULTURE

With world population likely to hit 9 billion by 2050, pressure on land and the depleting water tables is bound to compromise seriously the global food & nutritional security.  More ...

POLICY DEBATE

Any powerful technology is bound to raise concern on its use in the society. Biotechnology applications are no exceptions, especially those related to genetic modification (GM technology). Read More...

Current Debate on GM Crops

Dr. Paroda's (member TEC) report submitted to Hon'ble Superme Court of India
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In 2005, NGO groups lead by  activist Aruna Rodrigues filed a public interest lawsuit against the Union of India, calling for the government to place a moratorium on biotech crops until new regulations for plant biotechnology were established. Read more  1

ABLE Ag Submission on Aug 3 at Hyderabad

PROGRESS & BENEFITS

The benefits of biotechnology, particularly those from GM crops are numerous and wide ranging.    Read More...

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News Archieve

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Announcements

Hearing at SC on PIL 260 (GM crops) may be on 22nd April 2014.