- On 1st April 2010, a workshop was held by ESG and Action Aid to help farmers appreciate the nuances of the debates that resulted in India's Environment and Forests Minister Shri Jairam Ramesh enforcing a moratorium on the commercial release of Bt Brinjal. Read more.
- Public Consultation held by Jairam Ramesh - 6 February 2010. View the subsequent brief report and earlier background note on the consultation. Download flyer (PDF - 102 KB).
- Letter from Jairam Ramesh to Sharad Pawar on genetically modified organisms (PDF - 63 KB). 21 January 2010.
- An enquiry into certain legal issues relating to the approval of Bt Brinjal by the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests. (MS Word - 68 KB) Submission made to Shri. Jairam Ramesh in the Public Consultation on GEAC approval to Bt Brinjal. 6 February 2010.
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