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IBSD to come up in Shillong, Tura

From our Staff Correspondent
Shillong, Dec 7: Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), a national institute of Department of Biotechnology, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Meghalaya government for operationalising IBSD in Meghalaya. IBSD Meghalaya will function from both Shillong and Tura.
The objective of IBSD is development of bio- resources and their sustainable use through biotechnological interventions for the socio-economic growth of the North-eastern region.
IBSD Meghalaya will aim to bring convergence of different State departments, national institutes and universities to develop biotechnological interventions, technological packages and also undertake human resources development for sustainable utilization of bio-resources for creation of jobs and economic development of the State, said IBSD Director Prof Dinabandhu Sahoo.