Tag: State Governments

(Rajasthan) Government bans GM trials, to burn standing crop

The Rajasthan government has put on hold all trials of genetically modified (GM) crops in the state. In an order dated 13 March, the Principal Secretary, Agriculture, government of Rajasthan stated “..no trials of GM crops should be conducted in the State until final decision in this matter is taken.” “The issue (of permitting trials […]

Kerala Govt reiterates its stand against GM crops

In a letter to activists, the Kerala Government’s Secretary, Agriculture, reiterates the government’s stand against GM crops and informs that the state government has already conveyed its stand of not permitting any GM research or even trial, within the boundaries of Kerala to Government of India. Letter of Secretary-Agriculture-kerala can be downloaded here.  

“Reject BRAI Bill in NDC Meet”: Coalition for a GM-Free India to all CMs

Press Release Coalition for a GM-Free India asks Chief Ministers to demand rejection of BRAI Bill at the NDC meeting. Sends out Faxes to all CMs pointing out that the BRAI Bill is anti-constitutional and negates State Governments’ rights over Agriculture and Health sectors, even while it promotes dangerous GM crops. New Delhi, 21st October […]

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