ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Coping with Biotechnology

Coping with Biotechnology

At the recent regional seminar on public policy implications of biotechnology for Asian agriculture the minister of state for science and technology drew attention to the "invasion of private capitalistic commercialisation into biotech research and development" and cautioned against the "misuse" of such development if it is unregulated. This is indeed a most ironical statement. India has in the recent past opened up its research institutions to a variety of foreign collaborations in the field of biotechnology

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