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Dr Harsh Vardhan to inaugurate Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) in Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, July 27: Union Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Forests, Environment and Climate Change Dr Harsh Vardhan will be inaugurating Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Meghalaya at Upper Shillong on Saturday.

“The main mandate of IBSD is the conservation and sustainable utilization of bioresources for the socio-economic development of the region,” said IBSD director, Professor Dinabandhu Sahoo. Sahoo also said that IBSD Meghalaya is being setup to identify the unique bio resources of the State that can boost the bio-economy and generate jobs for the unemployed youth through bio-entrepreneurship.

He also welcomed all the unemployed youth and farmers to IBSD Meghalaya so that specific interventions can be developed for them, an official release said on Friday.