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GM crop trials: CIC pulls up environment ministry over lack of transparency

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 Hindu, 3 weeks ago
Environment ministry draws flak over GM mustard data Hindu Business Line, 3 weeks ago
CIC Pulls up Government for Denying Info on GM Crops New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago

Make public biosafety info on GM mustard

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 CIC wants all bio-safety data on GM mustard public by April 30  Times of India3 weeks ago

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

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 ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Price control may hurt investment in seed sector

The latest row over royalty relating to Monsanto and the subsequent intervention by the Centre to set a uniform price across the country would have long-term implications on farm sector research, industry players said. Seed technology developers ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago

GM mustard trials a scientific fraud: Scientist

The Coalition for GM-Free India, along with independent scientist Sharad Pawar, claimed on Thursday that the testing for the genetically-modified mustard variety, being considered for commercial release in India by the Central regulatory body called Genetic ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
DNA India

International Women's Day: 10 women whose stories will inspire you today

Today is March 8, International Women's Day. But do we really need one dedicated day in the year to celebrate a woman? What if we stepped up and made every day a special day for them? Because women spend each day being brave, breaking stereotypes, ...
 DNA India1 month ago In for 50% quota, not even 10% women own land  Times of India1 month ago

National Women Farmers Convention to be held in Andhra Pradesh from March 17-19

Lucknow: To draw attention of women farmers in Indian agriculture, and Agriculture in the lives of rural women for their livelihoods, Mahila Kisan Adhikaar Manch (MAKAAM) will hold a National Women Farmers' Convention from March 17to 19, 2016 in ...
 Times of India1 month ago National Women Farmers' Convention to be held in Andhra Pradesh from March 17-19  Times of India1 month ago

Farm activists doubt higher Budget allocation to agriculture

Farm sector organisations and activists on Tuesday said by claiming increased allocation for the farm sector in this year's Budget, the Narednra Modi government was pulling off a PR stunt. The amount allocated to the Ministry of Agriculture and ...
 Hindu Business Line2 months ago

Prakash Javadekar: No consent for GM mustard cultivation yet

A delegation of the Sarson Satyagraha, a coalition opposing GM mustard, hands over a petition urging the Centre not to allow commercial cultivation of genetically-modified mustard to Union minister for environment and forests Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi on ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
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