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  1. Environmental Risk Assesment Guidelines – Genetically Engineered Plants,2016 | A Guide for Stakeholders and Risk Analysis Framework,2016.
  2. Monitoring Confined field trials of Regulated Genetically Engineered (GE) Plants [pdf].
  3. Crop specific biology documents – Mustard | Pigeon pea | Papaya | Chickpea | Rubber |TomatoPotato and Sorghum.
  4. Authorizing Indian Council of agricultural Research (ICAR) for approval of Bt Cotton Hybrids [ pdf].
  5. Decisions for Ease of doing Business by Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee[ pdf]
  6. Due to inadvertant typographical error, the minutes of 133rd GEAC meeting are replaced with new version. Decisions taken in the 133rd meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  7. Decision of Government with regard to Environmental release of Transgenic Mustard [ pdf].
  8. Reconstitution of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committe [28 May 2018][ pdf].
  9. Decisions taken in the 136th meeting of the GEAC[pdf]
  10. Decisions taken in the 135th meeting of the GEAC[pdf]
  11. Decisions taken in the 134th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  12. Decisions taken in the 132th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  13. Decisions taken in the 131th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf]
  14. Decisions taken in the 130th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  15. Special Meeting of GEAC held on 18.07.2016 [ pdf].
  16. Decisions taken in the 129th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  17. Decisions taken in the 128th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  18. Decisions taken in the 127th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  19. Decisions taken in the 126th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  20. Decisions taken in the 125th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  21. Decisions taken in the 124th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  22. Decisions taken in the 123rd meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  23. Decisions taken in the 122nd meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  24. Decisions taken in the 121st meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  25. Decisions taken in the 120th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  26. Decisions taken in the 119th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  27. Decisions taken in the 118th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  28. Decisions taken in the 117th meeting of the GEAC [ pdf].
  29. Biology documents of – Cotton | Rice | Maize and Okra.
  30. Inviting Nomination to the Roster of Experts (ROE) to the Caragena Protocol on Biosafety. [ pdf].
  31. New procedure for commercial release of Bt Cotton Hybrids Expressing Approved Events. [ pdf].
  32. Constitution of the Expert Committee to review the findings of the large Scale trials and other related biosafety studies on Bt brinjal. [ pdf].
  33. Reconstitution of the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC), Office Order. [ pdf].
  34. Re-constitution of Expert-Committee on Bt Brinjal and related issues as on 30.11.2007. [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  35. Minutes of the second meeting of the Expert Committee on Bt brinjal held on 3.07.2007 [ pdf], [ word].
  36. List of GEAC members as on 22.7.2008. [ pdf],    [ word].
  37. Hon’ble SC order dated 13.02.2008 in Writ Petition(Civil) 260/2005 in IA filed by M/s Aruna Rodrigues vs UoI. [ pdf].
  38. Hon’ble SC order dated 8.5.2006 in Writ Petition 260/2005 in IA 4/2006 filed by M/s Aruna Rodrigues vs UoI. [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  39. Minutes of the Meeting of the Sub Committee to Review the Implications of the Hon’ble Supreme Court Directions dated 08.05.2007 [ pdf], [ word].
    ICAR Reports:-

    1. Evaluation of Bt Cotton Hybrids North Zone – 2008-2009. [ pdf].
    2. Evaluation of Bt Cotton Hybrids Central Zone – 2008-2009. [ pdf].
    3. Evolution of Bt Cotton Hybrids South Zone – 2008-2009. [ pdf].
    4. Evaluation of Bt Cotton Hybrids North Zone (2007-08) [ pdf].
    5. Evaluation of Bt Cotton Hybrids – Central Zone – 2007-08. [ pdf] .
    6. Evaluation of Bt Cotton Hybrids – South Zone – 2007-08. [ pdf] .
    7. Evaluation of Bt Cotton Hybrids -North Zone 2006-07 [ pdf].
    8. Evaluation of Bt Cotton Hybrids – Central Zone – 2006-07 [ pdf].
    9. Evaluation of Bt Cotton Hybrids – South Zone – 2006-07 [ pdf].
    10. Evaluation of Bt Cotton Hybrids – North Zone – 2005-06. [pdf] .
    11. Evaluation of Bt Cotton Hybrids – Central Zone – 2005-06. [ pdf].
    12. Evaluation of Bt Cotton Hybrids – South Zone – 2005-06. [ pdf].
  40. The Composition of the Re-constituted Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) as on 25.1.2007 [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  41. Constitution of the Expert Committee under Dr. Deepak Penthal, VC Delhi University. [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  42. Composition of the reconstituted GEAC [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  43. Procedure for clearance by GEAC for import of GMO/LMO Products. [ html], [ pdf], [word].
  44. FORM I – RCGM Proforma for Import for R & D. [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  45. FORM II A – GEAC Proforma for Pharmaceuticals. [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  46. FORM II B – GEAC Proforma for transgenic crops. [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  47. FORM III – GEAC Proforma for LMO-FFP. [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  48. FORM IV- GEAC Proforma for Processed Food. [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  49. Ground rules for consideration of the proposal [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  50. Schedule for the GEAC meeting [ html], [ pdf], [ word].
  51. Report of the sub-Committee on Bt Cotton and related issues under the chairmanship of Dr. C.D. Mayee, Chairman ASRB and Co-Chair GEAC. .
    1. Annexure-I: Minutes of the first meeting of the Sub-Committee on Bt Cotton and related issues held on 10th May 2006. .
    2. Annexure-II: Experimental Trial specifications for multi-location field trials. .
    3. Annexure-III: Suggested protocol for SAU testing of Bt cotton hybrids. .
    4. Annexure-IV:Procedure for New hybrid/variety with new gene. .
    5. Annexure-V:PROTOCOL FOR LST .

Biosafety Data on Bt Brinjal[ html]

For further information, please contact
Conservation & Survey Division
Ministry of Environment & Forests,
Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi.