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Mandate

  • Management and promote sustainable use of plant genetic and genomic resources of agri-hotricultural crop and carry out related research
  • Coordination and capacity building in PGR management and policy issues governing access and benefit sharing of their use
  • Molecular profile of varieties of agri-horticultural crop and GM detection technology research

Objectives of NBPGR

  • To plan, organize, conduct and coordinate exploration and collection of indigenous and exotic plant genetic resources.
  • To undertake introduction, exchange and quarantine of plant genetic resources.
  • To characterize, evaluate, document and conserve crop genetic resources and promote their use, in collaboration with other national organizations.
  • To develop information network on plant genetic resources.
  • To conduct research, undertake teaching and training, develop guidelines and create public awareness on plant genetic resources.
Last Updated : 26/08/2016