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National Biodiversity Authority
(An Autonomous and Statutory Body of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India)
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The Biological Diversity Act 2002

The Act covers conservation, use of biological resources and associated knowledge occurring in India for commercial or research purposes or for the purposes of bio-survey and bio-utilisation. It provides a framework for access to biological resources and sharing the benefits arising out of such access and use. The Act also includes in its ambit the transfer of research results and application for intellectual property rights (IPRs) relating to Indian biological resources.

The Act covers foreigners, non-resident Indians, body corporate, association or organization that is either not incorporated in India or incorporated in India with non-Indian participation in its share capital or management. These individuals or entities require the approval of the National Biodiversity Authority when they use biological resources and associated knowledge occurring in India for commercial or research purposes or for the purposes of bio-survey or bio-utilisation.

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What's
Invites applications for filling up of the post of “Technical ...

International Day for Biological Diversity 2014 Island Biodiversity MESSAGE As you are aware ...

At the request of National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Insects ...
 
State Bioversity Board
State Biodiversity Boards

State Biodiversity Boards (SBBs) are to be established under Section 22 of the Act, So far 25 States have established the SBBs.
Biodiversity Management Committees

Biodiversity Management Committees are to be established under Section 41 of the Act at local level.  The BMCs play a vital role in documenting biodiversity, their sustainable use and in dealing with Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) issues.
Notification Guidelines Tools
Notifications / Guidelines / Tools

For effective implementation of the Biological Diversity Act notifications / guidelines are issued from time to time with the able guidance of experts in the field. Notifications were issued covering Threatened species, Collaborative research project national repositories etc., for implementation of the BD Act.

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Events
International Day for Biological Diversity 2014 Island Biodiversity MESSAGE As you are aware ...

Venue : India International Centre, New Delhi Date: 13th January 2014 Launch ...

The National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms launched the Microbial ...

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CBD - COP11

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