The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has supported the following Biotechnology parks in various states:
These Biotechnology Parks offer facilities to Scientists, and Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) for technology incubation, technology demonstration and pilot plant studies for accelerated commercial development of Biotechnology and helps to translate research into products and services by providing necessary infrastructure support.
The Department of Biotechnology received following proposals from various State Governments to establish such Parks during the last three years including current year. The details are given below:
Proposal received from State Governments
Establishment of two Industrial Biotechnology Parks (IBTPs) in the State of Jammu & Kashmir
Sanctioned in June 2018
Establishment of Biotech Park in Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Sanctioned in July 2018
This was stated by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science & Technology, Health and Family Welfare and Earth Sciences in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.