GEAC

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GEACGenetic Engineering Approval Committee (India)
GEACGeneral Electric Aircraft Engines
GEACGeneral Education Advisory Committee (various locations)
GEACGraduate Education Advisory Committee (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board)
GEACGeneral Education Advisory Council (various universities)
GEACGovernment Efficiency and Accountability Council
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Two organisations linked with the RSS on Tuesday reportedly sought the ban of field trials of genetically modified crops, which had been cleared by the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC), even as the government has said that no decisions would be made in haste.
This was followed by the Bollgard II double- gene technology in mid- 2006, which was approved by the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee ( GEAC).
The Bt brinjal has gone through various tests of toxicity, allergencity, biosafety, agronomic worthiness and after it was rigorously and critically evaluated by premier institutions like ICMR, CFTRI, National Institution of Nutrition, Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi and the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) under the control of the Ministry of Environment and Forests it was decided to give approval.
On March 6, India's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee rejected the appeal of the November government decision after hearing arguments for four hours from representatives of the three entities.
Baalu's statement was based on a visit in November by an expert team of the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) to farms in Nalgonda, Warangal and Karimnagar districts of Andhra Pradesh.
Ghosh, whose heavy bangs and round face give him a boyish appearance, is a senior scientist in the department and an adviser to the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee, which is testing nearly 30 crop varieties that various firms hope to market to Indian farmers.
This has emerged from toxicity studies done by Mahyco in rats fed on Bt brinjal for up to 90 days, but the company either suppressed these facts or misrepresented them while submitting data to the regulator -- the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee ( GEAC).
The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC), a panel instituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, has recommended field experiments of BT brinjal.
Last November the federal government's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee rejected an application submitted by the organization to allow a 1,000-ton mix of genetically modified corn and soybeans to enter India.
Andow was contacted by the US National Academy of Sciences for a scientific evaluation of the Expert Committee -- II ( EC- II) report, based on which Genetic Engineering Approval Committee ( GEAC) cleared Bt brinjal.
The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC), which had been instituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, had recommended field experiments of Bt brinjal.