SOCIETY FOR PLANT BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
SOCIETY FOR PLANT BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

About Us

About the Society

SPBB RCThe Society for Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology (SPBB) was established in May, 1991 with its Headquarters at Division of Biochemistry, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, and registered under the Societies Registration Act of XXI of 1860 on 15th November, 1991.The Division of Biochemistry, ICAR-IARI and ICAR-National Institute for Plant Biotechnology, New Delhi have been instrumental in running all the activities of the Society.

Leadership

The Society had the honour of being led by the distinguished scientist/academicians as President
2006 Onwards

Dr. S.L. Mehta

2001-2005

Prof. V. L. Chopra

1995-2000

Dr. R. S. Paroda

1991-1994

Late. Dr. S. Ramachandran

Late. Dr. S. Ramachandran, the then Secretary, Dept. of Biotechnology, New Delhi
Dr. R. S. Paroda, the then Secretary, DARE & Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi
Dr. V.L. Chopra, the then Secretary, DARE & Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi
Dr. S.L. Mehta, Former Deputy Director General (Education),Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  1. To advance Plant Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology research in India.

  2. To provide forum to Plant Biochemists, Molecular Biologists, Molecular Geneticists and Biotechnologists for the exchange of scientific knowledge.

  3. To foster high standards in teaching and research in the areas of Plant Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology.

  4. To collect, collate and disseminate information on various aspects of Plant Biochemical, Molecular Biological, Molecular Genetical and Biotechnological Research.

  5. To work in association and cooperation with other national societies/association having similar objectives.

  6. To publish a Journal covering Plant Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Research.

  7. To do and perform all other acts, matters and things may assist in, conduce to, or be necessary for the fulfillment of the objectives and aims of the Society.