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About 28 results for "genetic engineering appraisal committee"

Prashant Bhushan questions approval for GM mustard in letter to Anil Dave

Prashant Bhushan questions approval for GM mustard in letter t...

With India's Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) approving the cultivation of Bayer's GM mustard, the country is one short step away from harvesting its first GM food crop. However, while the news was music to the ears of the edible oil industry ..., 1 week ago

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GM crop regulator okays commercial use of GM mustard amid opposition byanti-GM groups

In its submission, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), the nodal regulator for Genetically Modified (GM) crop, has given a "positive" recommendation-- but "with certain conditions".
 Money Control2 weeks ago GM mustard moves a step closer as regulator okays commercial release  Business Standard2 weeks ago Mustard closer to becoming 2nd GM crop in India after cotton  Business Standard2 weeks ago Activists demand dissolution of GEAC for clearing GM mustard  Business Standard2 weeks ago

Rajasthan not ready for GM mustard: Minister

Kota (Rajasthan): Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Prabhulal Saini on Wednesday said the state was not ready to introduce genetically modified (GM) mustard and was doing well with normal seeds. "There is a debate going on over this issue at the international ...
 Sify2 days ago Will promote GM crops if green ministry approves  Prokerala4 days ago
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Anil Dave was not in favour of GM mustard: Vandana Shiva

The late environment minister, Anil Madhav Dave, did not support the commercial use of genetically modified (GM) mustard crops in India, environmental activist Vandana Shiva has claimed. The minister, who died last week, was to have taken the final decision ...
 Business Standard3 days ago AgriMin to promote GM mustard after environmental clearance  The Financial Chronicle4 days ago 'Agri Min Will promote GM mustard if approved by Envir Min'  Business Standard4 days ago Growing clamour against GM mustard; Dave meets protesters (EDS: Adding Dave's meeting with protesters)  Business Standard1 week ago

ICAR tasked with evaluation of genetically modified Bt cotton

The country's biotech regulator GEAC has decided to transfer the responsibility of conduting evaluation and giving approval to genetically modified Bt cotton to Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The decision to transfer the responsibility to ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Harsh Vardhan takes charge of environment ministry

Union minister Harsh Vardhan today took over the charge of the environment ministry that fell vacant after the death of Anil Madhav Dave. Dave had passed away on May 18 after suffering cardiac arrest. He was 60. The government had subsequently handed over the ...
 Business Standard4 days ago

Farmers, activists demand rollback of approval for GM Mustard

Students, farmers' unions and environmental activists today protested outside the Ministry of Environment demanding immediate rollback of the approval for commercial use of GM Mustard. The activists alleged that the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Students, activists, farmers protest commercial use of GM  Business Standard1 week ago

No relaxation by GEAC for field trials of GM crops: Govt

Country's biotech regulator has decided to relax the requirement of No-Objection Certificate from state governments for conducting Event Selection Trial (EST) which are small scale expermients conducted "strictly" inside an institute's premises, Lok Sabha was ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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