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Indian Biosafety Knowledge Portal (IBKP)  is a web based portal, with a major thrust to reach out to researchers, industry and other stakeholders to  provide latest scientific information and regulatory guidance related to authorization of  GMOs/LMOs and products thereof.

IBKP is an interactive online web portal  for transactions in dealing  with Review Committee on Genetic Manipulation (RCGM) serviced by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India under the Rules for Manufacture, Use/Import/Export and Storage of Hazardous Microorganisms/ Genetically Engineered Organisms or Cells, 1989 (Rules 1989) of Environment (Protection) Act 1986.

The IBKP provides information on:

1.     Relevant  Acts and Rules related to Biosafety of GMOs/LMOs in India

2.     Biosafety, Biocontainment guidelines, Check lists, etc.

3.     Database on various ongoing research activities on GMOs/LMOs and products thereof in the country including scientific Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plans (RARMPs)

4.     Linkages to international developments and scientific information.

5.     IBSC registrations/renewals and annual compliance records

The portal facilitates online submission of Forms for Import/Export/Research & development projects, Pre-clinical toxicity of recombinant DNA derived Biosimilars and Investigational New Drug (IND), Event selection trials, Biosafety Research Level 1 trial, etc. including online tracking of the application status.

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