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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
114476
Status
Published
Date of creation
2019-03-01 04:41 UTC (sujata@nic.in)
Date of publication
2019-03-01 04:42 UTC (sujata@nic.in)

General information
Country
  • India
Name of the Competent National Authority
Shri. C.K. Mishra
Coordinates
Coordinates
Shri. C.K. Mishra
Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
4th Floor, Prithvi Block, Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Jorbagh
New Delhi, Delhi
India, 110003
Phone:+91 11 24695262
Fax:+91 11 24695270
Email:secy-moef@nic.in
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • All functions pursuant to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) is the Nodal Ministry for dealing with all aspects related to Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) / Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) and also is the Nodal Ministry for Implementation of International Conventions and Protocols like Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) etc.

Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) a Statutory Committee as per Rules 1989 is the Apex Regulatory Body for dealing with all applications related to GMOs/ LMOs and is housed in MoEFCC.
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • All types of organisms
Additional contact information
Contact person
Dr Sujata Arora
Scientist-G/ Advisor
Biosafety
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC)
2nd Floor, Vayu Block, Indira Paryavaran Bhawan
Jorbagh
New Delhi, Delhi
India, 110003
Phone:+91 11 24695135
Fax:+91 11 24695135
Email:sujata@nic.in