Anil Madhav Dave had to approve the decision on GM Mustard, but he passed away
GN Bureau | May 22, 2017
It is now up to the new environment minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to decide whether GM mustard is to be introduced in India or not.
Dr Harsh Vardhan, minister for science and technology and minister for environment, forest and climate change, assumed charge on Monday following the death of Anil Madhav Dave last Thursday.
Genetically modified variety of mustard has got the nod for commercial cultivation from the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee. The recommendation for clearance had been sent to Dave who had to approve the decision.
The GM mustard has been developed by a Delhi University institution.
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