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. 43rd Session of the IBSD-SFE-ISE International Webinar Series - Reimagine Ethnopharmacology on Saturday, 23th October, 2021 at 06:00 PM View
2. IBSD Foundation Day Celebration and Seminar on "Managing Bioresources of NER for Atmanirbhar Bharat" on 26th, April, 2021, 10.30am View
3. National Seminar on “Managing Bio resources of NER – for an Atmanirbhar Bharat” Organised by IBSD, Imphal on March 10, 2021 at 10.30 am View
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1. Corrigendum for Tender No. 6/133/2020-IBSD (R&D VERT-PUR) dated September 4, 2020 for invitation of quotations for the supply and installation of different scientific equipments at IBSD, Imphal. View
3. Price Bid Opening Tender View
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1. Applications are invited from deserved and suitable candidates for the position of RA under the project eGuna. View
2. Applications are invited from deserved and suitable candidates on outsourced basis for the positions of Technical Assistant and Field Worker   View
3. Applications are invited from deserved and suitable candidates for the postion of Project Associate under the project entitled 'Collection, Conservation and Morpho-Phenological Characterization of Citrus germplasm of North-East Region" 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.