Composition

The composition of the GEAC has been prescribed in Rules 1989 as given below:

Chairman- Special Secretary/Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC); Co-Chairman - Representative of Department of Biotechnology.

Members: Representative of concerned Agencies and Departments, namely, Ministry of Industrial Development, Department of Biotechnology and the Department of Atomic Energy.

Expert members: Director General of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research, Director General of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Director General of Health Services, Plant Protection Adviser, Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and storage, Chairman, Central Pollution Control Board and three outside experts in individual capacity.

Member Secretary: An official of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).

The committee may co-opt other members/experts as necessary.

The present composition of GEAC is as follows:
Chairperson
Dr A.K. Mehta
Additional Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change
Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Aliganj Road, Jorbagh, New Delhi - 110 003
Co- Chairman
Dr K.Veluthambi
Professor (retd) & Head
School of Biotechnology,
Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
Vice-Chairman
Dr Sujata Arora
Adviser
Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change
Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Aliganj Road, Jorbagh, New Delhi - 110 003
Member
Prof. C.R. Babu
 
Centre for Environmental Management of Degraded Ecosystems
School of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi
Member
Dr. B. Sesikeran
Former Director
National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad.
 
Member
Dr. S.S. Banga
Plant Breeder National Professor(ICAR)
 
Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana
Member
Shri K.K. Sinha
Industrial Advisor
Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, New Delhi
Member
Dr. S. R. Rao
Advisor
Department of Biotechnology
C. G. O, Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Member
Dr. S. K. Apte
Formar Director
Bio-Medical Group
BARC, Mumbai
Member
Dr. A.N. Singh
DDG (Crop Science)
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi
Member
Shri Ashwani Kumar
Joint Secretary (Seeds)
Department of Agriculture & Cooperation
Ministry of Agriculture, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi
Member
Dr. Sushil Gupta
Former Chairman
Central Ground Water Board & Central Ground Water Authority
Member
Dr. Vijay Kumar
Scientist G & Head
Division of Basic Medical Sciences, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ramalingaswami Bhavan , Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
Member
Dr. Ramesh Sonti
Chief Scientist
CSIR, Centre for cellular & Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB)
Uppal Road, Hyderabad
Member
Dr. N. Sathyanarayana
Joint Director
Plant Protection Advisor
Old CGO Complex, NH IV, Faridabad - 121001
Member
Mrs. Swati Srivastava
Assistant Drugs Controller
Central Drugs Standard Control Organizations
FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi
Member
Dr Vijendra Mishra
Associate Professor
National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship of Management (NIFTEM)
Kundli, Sonepat, Haryana
Member
Prof O.P. Govila
Former Prof. of Genetics, IARI
MANAS
House No. BU- 58, Pitampura, Delhi
Member
Dr. Ranjini Warrier
Former Adviser
Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change
Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Aliganj Road, Jorbagh, New Delhi - 110 003
Member
Dr. V V Ramamurthy
Principal Scientist
Entomology Division, IARI
New Delhi
Member
Dr. Renee M Borges
Professor
Centre for Ecological Sciences
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Member
Prof. B.P. Srinivasan
Director
Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Science and Research
Pushp Vihar, Sector 3, M. B. Road, New Delhi
Member
Dr. Luther Rangreji
Senior Legal officer
Ministry of External Affair
Legal and Treaties Division, Jawahar Nehru Bhawan, Janpat, New Delhi
Member
Dr. Sunil Bakshi
Advisor
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
FDA Bhawan, Next to Rashtriya Bal Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi
Member Secretary
DR MURALI KRISHNA CHIMATA
Joint Director and Member Secretary, GEAC
Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change
Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Aliganj Road, Jorbagh, New Delhi - 110 003