Seed companies hail Supreme Court’s order on Monsanto Bt cotton patent case
The Indian seed industry bodieshailed the Supreme Court’s decision to set aside the Delhi High Court orderthat had invalidated the patent right of US-based agro major Monsanto Technology over BT cotton seeds for its Bollgard technology.
Lok Sabha passes The DNA Technology Regulation Bill – 2019
The Bill has been formulated recognizing the need for regulation of the use and application of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) technology, for establishing identity of missing persons, victims, offenders, under trials and unknown deceased persons.
Genomic chips developed by Brazil to be implemented in genomic selection for India’s indigenous breeds
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh meets 5-member delegation from Brazil. Minister Singh has informed that in the latest development in breeding techniques, four animal breeding Centers of Excellence (COE) are being set up for ETT, IVF, sex-sorted semen, genomics and training of skilled manpower.