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Need clarity, kindly explain! In India , the organisation responsible for assessing the safety of introducing genetically modified organisms for public use is

In India , the organisation  responsible for assessing the safety of introducing genetically modified organisms for public use is

  • Option 1)

    Research Committee on Genetic Manipulation (RCGM)

  • Option 2)

    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

  • Option 3)

    Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

  • Option 4)

    Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC)

 
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Genetically modified crops (GMOs) -

Are transgenic crops which contain and express one or more useful foreign genes or transgenes. The food which is prepared by GMC is called genetically modified food.

- wherein

Ex. BT Cotton, Flavre-Savre Tomato.

Transgenic plants also known as bioreactors or factories to produce specific products.

Indian Government has setup organisation such as GEAC (Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee) which will make decisions regarding the validity of GM research and safety of introducing GM-organism for public services.


Option 1)

Research Committee on Genetic Manipulation (RCGM)

This is incorrect.

Option 2)

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

This is incorrect.

Option 3)

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

This is incorrect.

Option 4)

Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC)

This is correct.

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