State Biotechnology Co-Ordination Committee (SBCC)
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Main functions
 
Powers to inspect, investigate and to take punitive action in case of violations of statutory provisions through the State Pollution Control Board or the Directorate of Health etc.
 
To review periodically the safety and control measures in various institutions handling GMOs.
 
To act as nodal agency at State level to assess the damage, if any, due to release of GMOs and to take on site control measures.