Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) invites comments on Food and Environmental Safety Assessment (AFES) Report submitted by Sub-Committee for environmental release of GE Mustard (Brassica juncea) hybrid DMH-11 and use of parental events (varuna bn 3.6 and EH2 modbs 2.99) for development of new generation hybrids developed by Centre fo

Field trials of GM mustard are complete and an application from Delhi University's Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants is pending before the government.

Union environment ministry on Thursday denied reports that a go-ahead has been given to GM mustard’s commercialisation, saying that “no final decision has been taken as yet on the issue.” The minis

Bhubaneswar: Farmer representatives on Sunday urged the state government to write to the Centre against approval of genetically modified (GM) mustard crop in the country.

The indigenous GM crop, developed by scientists at Delhi University, is under the government's consideration for commercial release.

Just before she offered to step down on Monday, Chief Minister Anandiben Patel made an important pro-farmer decision to provide the maximum benefit of crop insurance scheme to farmers.

No decision in GEAC meeting, say sources

The central regulator on genetically modified crops, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), is poised to give its nod for commercial release of GM mustard.

Having faced the worst of droughts, farmers in Gujarat have started taking crop insurance seriously with more than 50,000 of them registering for the new crop insurance cover given by Pradhan Mantr

As testimonies of farmers’ distress from drought-hit regions of Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telengana and Rajasthan were unfolded in the national Capital on Sunday, ex