Workshop on “Biosafety and Detection of GM Crops”

A Workshop on “Biosafety and Detection of GM Crops” organized at NBPGR, New Delhi from 11th to 16th August, 2014. Scientists and researchers from ICAR institutes and State Agricultural Universities from all over the country participated in the Workshop.

The workshop was inaugurated by Shri Hem Pande, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and Chairman, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), Government of India. In his inaugural address, Shri Hem Pande emphasized on generation of reliable scientific data and unanimous viewpoint based thereon about the importance of GM crops. He appreciated the consistent efforts of NBPGR in updating expertise in the area and its widespread dissemination for national capacity building.