Aarambh Civil Services Academy

Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC)

With reference to the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct?

  1. It is a statutory body constituted under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
  2. It functions under the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change.
  3. The body also looks into proposals regarding the use of living modified organism that comes in the risk category III and above in the import/manufacture of recombinant pharma products, or where the end-product of the recombinant pharma product is a modified living organism.

Choose the correct answer from the options below:

1 and 2
2 and 3
1, 2 and 3
None of the above