Field Trials of Genetically-Modified Crops: No Decision Yet, Says Government

Akhilesh Sharma July 29, 2014

Two affiliates of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, or the RSS – Swadeshi Jagaran Manch (SJM) and the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) – today met Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and claimed a decision granting approval for field trials of genetically-modified (GM) crops has been put on hold. The government, however, said no decision has been taken as yet.