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Govt panel cleared 80% GM field trials since May 2014, show mi...

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee has met eight times since the NDA came to power New Delhi: A Union environment ministry panel approved 80% of proposals it received to conduct confined field trials of genetically modified (GM) crops since ..., 1 month ago
80% GM Field Trials Cleared by NDA New Indian Express, 1 month ago

Centre seeks review of GM mustard

Central regulator Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) has asked Delhi University's Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants, which is seeking permission for the release of GM mustard, to “revise“ its bio-safety report following concerns ...
 Times of India1 month ago DU report on transgenic mustard forwarded to biotech regulator  Press Trust of India1 month ago Govt seeks revised bio-safety report of transgenic mustard  Smart Investor2 months ago PTI - LSQ-GMCROPS - Govt seeks revised bio-safety report of transgenic mustard  Namibia Press Agency2 months ago

Farmers, green experts divided over GM mustard production

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, a Central regulator, is likely to take a final decision on Friday on whether to allow commercial cultivation of genetically-engineered mustard. However, the results of the biosafety tests, which investigate the ...
 Asian Age2 months ago Five things to watch out for today  Business Line2 months ago GM mustard study to be out soon  The Hindu2 months ago

Officially shy, but Narendra Modi govt weighs GM options

Zia Haq A crippling drought has prompted the Narendra Modi government to look for solutions in genetically-modified (GM) crops, an area it has curbed due to ideological differences. Sugarcane plantations, which guzzle more water than most ...
 Hindustan Times4 days ago
The Hindu

Make GM mustard biosafety data public: CIC

The Central Information Commission (CIC), the arbitrator on Right To Information requests, has asked the Environment Ministry to make public all the data pertaining to the safety of genetically-modified (GM) mustard, sans proprietary intellectual ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago Release biosafety data on GM mustard, says CIC  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago CIC Pulls up Government for Denying Info on GM Crops  New Indian Express3 weeks ago

GM mustard to be Centre's acid test for commercial use of GM crops

The Centre is looking to garner support from states in pushing genetically modified food crops to revive the agriculture sector using GM mustard as a test case. Around half the Indian states have refused to give no-objection certificates for ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago Why GM is facing rough weather  The Statesman1 month ago GM Facing Rough Weather  Daily Excelsior.com1 month ago
Times of India

Farmers favour GM mustard

More than 100,000 farmers from 16 states have submitted a petition to the government favouring cultivation of genetically modified mustard, which has been kept on hold by the centre. "As per the initial studies GM mustard has the potential to increase yield ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Farmers from 16 states bat for GM mustard  Times of India1 month ago

Regulator defers decision on importing genetically modified animal feed

The environment ministry has received several requests from companies seeking permission to import genetically modified feed for animals New Delhi: The environment ministry has received several requests from companies seeking permission to import ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Scientists differ over GM mustard's performance

The genetically modified mustard, which is under the governments consideration for commercial release, yielded less in farmers' field when compared with popular varieties, a retired crop scientist has claimed citing new data, which has been contradicted by ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Report on GM mustard soon  The Financial Chronicle2 months ago GM mustard trials a scientific fraud: Scientist  Asian Age1 month ago

Make public biosafety info on GM mustard, says Central Information Commission

NEW DELHI: In an order intended to make the decision-making process on transgenic food crops in India more transparent, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) — the apex regulatory ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago ‘Make public biosafety info on GM mustard’  Times of India3 weeks ago CIC wants all bio-safety data on GM mustard public by April 30  Times of India3 weeks ago
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