No. 12/81/2006–CS – GEAC

Government of India

Ministry of Environment and Forests



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Paryavaran Bhavan,

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                                                                                                             New Delhi - 110 003


Dated 30.11.2006





Subject:    Re-constitution of Expert-Committee on Bt Brinjal and related issues.


The Composition of the re-constituted Expert Committee shall be as follows: -


a)                  Dr. Deepak Pental, Vice Chancellor, Delhi University,           Chairman


b)                  Dr. C. R. Babu, former Pro-VC, Delhi University and retired Prof, Dept of Botany, Delhi University. 


c)                   Dr. V. Prakash, Director, Central Food Technology and Research Institute, Mysore & Member GEAC 


d)                  Dr. B. Sesikaran, Director National Institute Nutrition, Hyderabad.    


e)                  Dr. P Anand Kumar,  Principal Scientist, National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, (NRCPB), Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi &  Member GEAC


f)                    Dr. Rakesh Tuli, Director, National Botanical Research Institute,   Lucknow & Member GEAC


g)                  Dr. Mathura Rai, Director, Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, P. O. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005.—rep of ICAR

h)                  Prof M. N. Murthy, Professor of Economics, Institute of Economic Growth, University Enclave, New Delhi & Member GEAC


i)                    Prof. S. Parasuraman, Director, TATA Institute of Social Science,  Mumbai.


j)                    Shri G. S. Toteja, Deputy Director General, ICMR, Ansari nagar, New Delhi. (Representative of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare).


k)                   Dr. K. K. Tripathi, Adviser and Member-Secretary, RCGM, Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi & Member Secretary RCGM


l)                    Dr. R. Warrier,  Director, Ministry of Environment & Forests, New Delhi  &  Member Secretary GEAC



The terms of reference of the Committee and other conditions shall remain the same.


This is issued with the approval of the Competent Authority in the Ministry of Environment and Forests



(Dr. R. Warrier)


To All Members of the Expert Committee