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Decision on cultivation of GM mustard likely today

New Delhi: The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), the regulator of genetically modified (GM) food crops in India, will meet on Monday to take a call whether to allow genetically engineered mustard for commercial cultivation in India. ... Times of India, 1 week ago
GM mustard data cooked up: activists Hindu Business Line, 5 days ago

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GM mustard set to get approval from GEAC, to become first food crop to get nod

New Delhi: The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), India’s Biotech regulator, is set to give its approval for commercial release of genetically modified (GM) mustard.  GEAC on Monday convened a meeting where it reviewed additional information ...
 IndiaTV News5 days ago Central regulator poised to give its nod to GM mustard; Activists raise objections  Economic Times6 days ago Mustard set to become 1st GM food crop to get nod  Times of India6 days ago

Can GM Sugarcane really make a difference in drought-hit areas?

Will genetically engineered sugarcane be the panacea of drought-hit Karnataka and Maharashtra? The two states are suffering not just from shortage of drinking water, but also from economic losses from cash crops. Sugarcane, in turn, is being blamed for making ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago To beat drought, ICAR eyes GM sugarcane  Economic Times1 month ago ICAR looks at GM sugarcane option to ease water woes  Times of India1 month ago Maharashtra to go fully on drip irrigation mode in three years  Times of India1 month ago
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Centre eyes agriculture university farms for trials of GM crops

NEW DELHI: As many states resist scientific field trials of genetically modified (GM) crops apprehending environmental risk to flora and fauna, the central regulator on transgenic organisms - Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) of the ...
 Times of India1 day ago GM field trials in agri university farms?  Times of India1 day ago

Eyeing a harvest of GM crops, Centre readies draft policy

NEW DELHI: The Centre is slowly setting the stage for more genetically modified crops after they pass the test of public safety parameters to expand beyond Bt cotton, the only transgenic crop currently cultivated. The agriculture ministry has come ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago Government comes out with a draft policy on GM crops to expand base of transgenic seeds in future  Times of India1 month ago

Industry body raises concerns over illegal imports of GM soyabean

The Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) has raised serious concerns over the alleged import of genetically modified (GM) soyabean in India by violating the environment and plant quarantine regulations. In a letter dated May 6 to the ...
 Financial Express1 month ago Soybean association raises concerns about alleged import of GM variety  Hindu Business Line1 month ago

GM mustard may be approved soon. But is govt exaggerating its benefits?

Indias kitchens could soon see the influx of genetically-modified (GM) mustard. Indias GM regulator - the environment ministrys Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) - met on 20 June to decide on allowing its commercial use. Although it did not take ...
 catchnews.com5 days ago India may pay a huge price for adopting GM crops. Heres why  catchnews.com4 weeks ago Govt hiding GM crops data because it knows its rigged: Kavitha Kuruganti  catchnews.com4 weeks ago Officially shy, but Narendra Modi govt weighs GM options  Hindustan Times2 months ago

Release biosafety data on GM mustard, says CIC

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked the Union Environment Ministry to release the biosafety data on the trials of genetically modified mustard in the public domain after screening out the confidential information. In addition, the CIC directed ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

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 Herald2 months ago

GEAC defers decision on commercial cultivation of GM mustard

NEW DELHI: Biotech regulator GEAC today deferred its decision on commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) mustard in the country and asked its risk assessment group to look into the deficiencies pointed out by a sub-committee. Even as ...
 Economic Times6 days ago PTI - GMCROP - (Rpt after adding inputs) GEAC defers decision on commercial cultivation of GM mustard  Namibia Press Agency6 days ago PTI - GMCROP - GEAC defers decision on commercial cultivation of GM mustard  Namibia Press Agency6 days ago
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