Collecting in India

The National Biodiversity Authority is mandated to regulate access to biological resources and /or associated knowledge for research, bio-survey and bio-utilization, commercial utilization, obtaining Intellectual Property Rights, transfer of results of research and transfer of accessed biological resources. Non-Indian, NRI, Foreign entity or Indian entity having non-Indian participation in share capital or management can apply for this. The application forms/online submission , guidance for filling up of forms for specific activities are available at