Indian Scientific Advisory Council recommends GM crops for nutrition security

The Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) on Biotechnology and Agriculture to the Prime Minister of India recommended a judicious blend of traditional farming and new technologies like genetically modified crops to ensure food and nutrition security. The members of the SAC deliberated on the important issue of application of biotechnology for social and economic advancement of the country particularly in the area of agriculture. They emphasized that the current debate on GM crops is demoralizing and isolating Indian scientists in the sector whose skills have been built with painstaking effort and large investment.

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