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Govt forms panel to probe sale of unapproved Bt cotton

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government has set up a committee to investigate sale of unapproved seeds in the country, Parliament was informed today.

"Few cases of cultivation of non-approved third kind of have been reported in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharasthra," for Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

(FISEC) under the has been constituted for in-depth investigation on availability of such non-permitted seeds in the country, he added.

is the only genetically modified crop allowed for commercial cultivation in

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 19:21 IST
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