The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) bill, 2011, has been proposed by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. If cleared, this bill will ease the entry of genetically modified crops into our country.
The report ‘BRAI Bill: A threat to our food and farming’ analyses the various inadequacies within the bill that threatens the safety of our food, health and biodiversity. Neither the preamble to the bill nor the Statement of the Objects and Reason explain how the new authority would be better than the existing system and why changes cannot be made in the existing one.
BRAI Bill: A threat to our food and farming.