The Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) although registered in April, 2001, under the Manipur Societies Registration Act, 1989, the regular activity of the Institute could be started only with the appointment of its first Director on 18th January, 2003 to achieve it's mission, goal and objectives.

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Prof. Pulok Kumar Mukherjee


The Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) at Imphal, Manipur was established, keeping in mind the requirement of a capable institution for finding scientific ways for the sustainable uses of the bioresources and its protection to stop the depletion of the rich biodiversity in the NER. Since its inception in 2001, IBSD Manipur has been working on various thrust areas in this context including the medicinal and aromatic plants, orchids and bamboo, ethnobiological studies, natural product chemistry, microbial diversity, fermented foods & gut microbiota, insect bio resources, freshwater bio resources and aquaculture.

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1. 19th Session of the IBSD-SFE-ISE International Webinar series - Reimagine Ethnopharmacology on Saturday, Oct 10, 2020, 06:00 PM. Registration Link View
2. IBSD Webinar Series - Traditional Medicines in Therapy on Wednesday, Oct 07, 2020, 11:00 AM. Registration Link View
3. 18th Session of the IBSD-SFE-ISE International Webinar series - Reimagine Ethnopharmacology on Saturday, Sep 26, 2020, 06:00 PM. Register Here View
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1. Corrigendum for Tender No. 6/133/2020-IBSD (R and D VERT-PUR), dated September 4, 2020 View
2. Tender for Supply and Installation of Equipment for IBSD, Imphal (Tender No. 6/133/2020-IBSD(R and D VERT-PUR)) View
3. Corrigendum for Tender Notice no. 6/129/2020-IBSD (PUR) dated July 1, 2020 and Addendum dated July 16, 2020 View
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1. Application are invited for the post of 01 Research Associate Associate under DBT funded project entitled "Sub-Network 1: Studies on anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity of selected medicinal plants and formulations in cell culture model of virus". View
2. Applications are invited for Project Scientist I and II, Research Associate and Project Associate at IBSD. View
3. Applications are invited from qualified and interested candidates for short term (6 months, with possibility of extension) positions of RA, PA, and Lab Technician at the DBT-IBSD Covid-19 Testing Facility established at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Imphal, Manipur. View
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The hallmark of the research conducted at IBSD is its interdisciplinary nature. Sixteen research groups led by principal investigators are advancing cutting-edge research across four departments.