Project Profile

Project Title Orchid bioresources of North-east India – Conservation, database development and information networking
Project Code 2016BI21
Project Status Ongoing
Start Date March 2016
Sponsor(s) Department of Biotechnology
Division Environmental and Industrial Biotechnology

The main objectives of this project are:

Collection, characterization and ex situ conservation of rare and endangered orchids of North-east India;

NEORCHID - Database development of orchid species and hybrids using bioinformatics tools; and

NETORCHID - Information networking amongst orchid growers, research Institutes, enterprises etc.