Project Profile

Project Title DNA Clubs-DBT-TERI Mentoring the Schools of North-East
Project Code 2009NE04
Project Status Completed
End Date September 2013
Sponsor(s) Department of Biotechnology
Division Environmental and Industrial Biotechnology
Executive Summary Full Text

The main objective of this project is to promote deeper awareness about bioresources and to enthuse students about the role of biotechnology and their sutainable utilisation especially in the North-East region. Around 10,000 school students and 200 techers would be the direct beneficiaries from the government, public and private schools. The schools are in the ratio of 5:3:2 respectively. The secondary beneficiary is expected to be more than 1.5 lakh students with an average of 1200-1500 students per school and 7000 teachers.