Guidelines and Handbook for Institutional Biosafety Committees (IBSCs)

The purpose of these guidelines is to provide guidance to organisations that have Institutional Biosafety Committees (IBSCs) or intend to set up an IBSC in compliance with “Rules for the manufacture, use/import/export and storage of hazardous microorganisms/ genetically engineered organisms or cells, 1989” (hereinafter referred as Rules, 1989) notified by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Government of India under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.