22 March 2017 Current Affairs: The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) has celebrated it’s fifth foundation day on March 2021, 2017 with the theme “[email protected]
: Impacting the Biotech Ecosystem”.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences was the Chief Guest of 2017 foundation day while Y S Chowdary Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences was the Guest of Honour.
The foundation day celebration was followed by Grand Challenges India Meeting 2017 which was organized by the BIRAC – PMU of DBT – BMGF and Wellcome Trust. BIRAC :
BIRAC was incorporated on 20 March, 2012 as a nonprofit Public Sector Enterprise under the aegis of Department of Biotechnology (DBT)