NITI Aayog pitches for GM seeds; RSS-linked body accuses it of serving interests of MNCs

NEW DELHI: Even as the government has been quite cautious of taking its final call on the fate of genetically modified (GM) food crops in India, its think-tank NITI Aayog has pitched for opting transgenic seeds arguing its importance in ensuring agricultural growth in the country. The Aayog, however, favoured only those varieties which are developed by Indian research institutions and companies.