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. List of general holidays to be observed in IBSD and its centers/nodes during the Calendar Year 2022 View
2. 47th Session of the IBSD-SFE-ISE International Webinar Series - Reimagine Ethnopharmacology on Saturday, 11th December, 2021 at 06:00 PM View
3. Science Museum Webinar for "Communication and popularization of Science and Technology; Promote Scientific Thinking" on 9th December 2021 View
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1. Auction Notice - Sealed bid documents are invited from interested bidders for sale of 2 (two) old office vehicles of the institute. View
2. 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
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1. Walk-in-Interview for the post of Field Worker on 15th November 2021 at 11.00AM under externally funded project on contractual basis. View
2. Applications are invited from deserved and suitable candidates for the position of RA under the project eGuna. View
3. Applications are invited from deserved and suitable candidates on outsourced basis for the positions of Technical Assistant and Field Worker   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.