Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBSC)

In compliance with Rules 1989, an Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBSC) is to be constituted by every organisation engaged in research, use & application activities related to GE organisms (organisms include microorganisms, animals, plants, arthropods, aquatic animals, etc.) and hazardous microorganisms ( "microorganisms" shall include all the bacteria, viruses, fungi, mycoplasma, cells lines, algae, protodones and nematotes). IBSC is the nodal agency within an organization for implementation of the biosafety regulatory framework. DBT/RCGM has been entrusted with registration and monitoring of IBSCs.


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