Strengthening compliance and moving agricultural biotechnology forward in India

Welcome to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research Biosafety Portal.

ICAR is India’s premier agricultural research organization and undertakes significant work in agricultural biotechnology.

Modern biotechnology offers powerful tools for improving agricultural productivity, environmental sustainability, and nutritional quality of foods. New crop varieties developed using biotechnology are cultivated by millions of large and small farmers in both industrial and developing countries.

This website serves as a resource to strengthen compliance with the Government of India’s biosafety regulatory framework so as to effectively facilitate research and development of agricultural biotechnology within ICAR.

Explore this site for biosafety information, regulatory guidelines, ICAR programs and general biosafety resources. Make sure to visit frequently to see the latest material posted on this portal!