Promotion of GM Pulses Recommended

Activists Oppose Open-Air Field Trials Of GM Crops
  • A Group of Secretaries has recommended “promotion and time-bound deregulation” in the case of two transgenic insect pest-resistant pulses.
  • The first one is a GM chickpea (chana) developed by Assam Agricultural University and the second GM crop is a pigeon-pea (arhar) developed by the International Crops Research Institute.