Agenda for the 68th Meeting of the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee to be held on 1.6.2006.

 

 

Date: 1.6.2006

 

Venue: Room No 403, Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,

New Delhi.

 

Time: 10.30 A.M

 

Agenda item No. 1 Leave of absence

 

 

Agenda item No. 2 Confirmation of Minutes of 67th Meeting of the GEAC held on 22.5.2006.

 

Agenda item No. 3 Action taken report on the decision taken in the 67th meeting.

 

 

Agenda Item No 4 Consideration of Proposals

 

4.1 Consideration of proposal for multi-locational trials recommended by RCGM in its meeting held on 23.5.2006.

 

4.2 Permission for large scale trials and seed production of four Bt Brinjal hybrids namely MHB-4 Bt, MHB 9 Bt MHB 80 Bt and MHBJ-99 Bt expressing cry 1 Ac gene.

 

4.3 Permission for large scale trials and seed production with IT 925 Bt and IT 928 Bt expressing Cry 1 Ac gene (Mon 531 event) in the South zone by M/s Proagro Seeds Co. Pvt Ltd.

 

4.4 Permission for large scale trials and seed production with Navkar 5 EXPRESSING encoding fusion genes (cry 1Ab+Cry Ac) GFM in the North, Central and South zones by M/s Navkar Hybrids Seeds Pvt Ltd.

 

4.5 Permission for 2nd large scale trials with ACH 155-1 Bt Bt expressing Cry 1 Ac gene (Mon 531 event) by M/s Ajeet Seeds Ltd.

 

4.6               Request for seed production in 100 ha during first year LST/MLT.

 

4.7               Representation received from Centre for Sustainable Agriculture regarding mortality in Sheep flocks after grazing on Bt Cotton field at Warangal Andhra Pradesh.

 

 

Agenda Item No 5 Any Other matter with the permission of the Chair.

 

 

 

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