Indian History

Biotechnology

Indian Government established a separate corporation in 1980 for the development of Bio-technology, due to this a great revolution has been achieved in agriculture. Through the procedure of grafting in plants and animals and by the use of new seeds, medicines, fertilizers, organic fertilizers, hybrid seeds soya beans, maize, cotton etc. have been developed.
In recent times plant biotechnology, environment, bio-diversity and medical biotechnology are also being used. Many states in India have developed biotechnology. Among them, Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat and Karnataka are prominent.
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