The research work is carried out with the approval of institutional biosafety committee constituted by DBT under Environment Protection Act, 1986.

Drought-resistant and genome-edited rice variety likely to be released to farmers in 2026: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

A drought-resistant rice variety developed for the first time in the country by applying genome-edited technology is expected to be available for field evaluation in kharif 2024 and for commercial cultivation by farmers in 2026, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said. The Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Biotechnology (DBT) have given the sanctions …

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