Biotechnology policy for the state of Assam, 2018-2022

Biotechnology is the most contemporary science and technology of research and development that has made significant progress. In recent years, a massive translation of biotechnology into economic benefits has been realized due to its application in the development of products, processes and services in agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries, healthcare, energy, environment, and several other sectors. The vision of this policy shall be to attain high capability in biotechnology education, research and commercialization and utilizing biotechnology to build up a sustainable industry ecosystem for creation of wealth, income generation, employment generation and promotion of equity.