National Training on Molecular Characterization of GMO's and its Purity Testing


A National Training on “Molecular Characterization of GMO's and its Purity Testing?for 21 days had started at CICR, Nagpur on 18.01.2011 and was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Dr. M. M. Pandey, Honorable DDG(Agricultural Engineering). In his Inaugural address he expressed that it is appropriate to conduct such kind of training in the era of GMOs / Bt crops to avoid spurious seeds coming to the market. He also lauded the Institute Nagpur for inventing Bt Detection kits to help the farmers as well as the Seed Testing officials.

This training is being attended by 30 candidates of various departments from all over India from 18 th January to 7 th February 2011. The training programme includes Theory and Practical covering –Bt detection methods, Molecular Characterization of GMOs and Seed Purity, Seed Laws and related Issues. The Course Coordinators of this training Programme are: Dr. P. R. Vijaya Kumari, Dr. Sandhya Kranthi, Pr. Scientists and Dr. G. Balasubramani, Sr. Scientist, CICR, Nagpur .

Dr K R Kranthi Director, CICR delivered special address
Dr M M Pandey, DDG (Agricultural Engineering) delivered Inaugural Address
Dr P K Chakrabarty delivered welcome address
View of the participants and scientists of CICR


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