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The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, as authorized under section-8 of Seeds Act 1966, vide gazette notification dated 10th march 2006, is the Certification Agency for the purpose of certification of the tissue culture raised propagules up to laboratory level and to regulate its genetic fidelity as prescribed.
Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) has been identified as NCS-TCP Management Cell (NMC) by Department of Biotechnology (DBT) for assisting Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in implementing National Certification System for Tissue Culture Raised Plants (NCS-TCP).
As NMC, BCIL is assisting in Recognition of tissue culture production facilities and Accreditation of test laboratories. This National Certification will facilitate healthy growth of the industry through distribution of quality and certified planting material among the farmers.
As NMC, BCIL is also coordinating among the various components of NCS-TCP, to ensure monitoring the implementation of NCS-TCP in addition to organizing important meetings including Apex Committee meetings.
For detailed information on the National Certification System for Tissue Culture Raised Plants (NCS-TCP) and application forms for certification please visit web site of DBT (
Plant tissue culture companies interested in Recognition may submit their duly filled in application form to BCIL
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