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DBT invites comments on Draft document on Genome Edited Organisms: Regulatory Framework and Guidelines for Risk Assessment

The Department of Biotechnology invites comments on “Draft document on Genome Edited Organisms: Regulatory Framework and Guidelines for Risk Assessment” from the researchers/institutions and other stakeholders.

In view of the recent developments in the field of Genome Editing Technologies a need was felt to bring out guidelines. After series of expert consultations, draft guidelines titled “Genome Edited Organisms: Regulatory Framework and Guidelines for Risk Assessment” has been prepared.

The draft guidelines accommodate applicable laws, Acts, and procedures governing Genome Editing, general considerations and tiered approach for risk assessment of genome edited organisms and products derived thereof, regulatory approval road map, data requirement for risk assessment and institutional mechanism for governance and oversight.

The Department of Biotechnology invites comments on “Draft document on Genome Edited Organisms: Regulatory Framework and Guidelines for Risk Assessment” from the researchers/institutions and other stakeholders.

It is requested that comments/ observations pertaining to the same may be conveyedby February 08th, 2020 to rcgm.dbt@nic.in or ibkp2019@dbt.nic.in or send through the IBKP portal at https://ibkp.dbtindia.gov.in/Content/PublicConsultation

In view of the recent developments in the field of Genome Editing Technologies a need was felt to bring out guidelines.

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