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National Biodiversity Authority
(An Autonomous and Statutory Body of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India)

Last date extended: Comments Solicited from the Public on Draft notification on Normally Traded Commodities


NBA through an Expert Committee drafted a notification on normally traded commodities under Section 40 of the Biological Diversity Act 2002. A list of 426 species / biological resources/ items are covered under the notification.  The draft notification is placed here (please click) inviting comments / suggestions from the public. Those who are interested may kindly send in their suggestions / comments to the address given below, so as to reach the National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai on or before 29th August, 2015. The comments may also be sent by email to Now, the last date to receive comments / suggestions is extended up to 15th September, 2015.The Secretary,National Biodiversity Authority,5th Floor, TICEL Bio-Park, CSIR Road, Taramani, Chennai – 600 113.