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. Science Setu 2021 Webinar Series-9 on 3rd Aug at 12:30 PM on Bioeconomy for Sustainable Development 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. Tender for purchase of High Performance Computing System 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. 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
2. Applications are invited from deserved and suitable candidates for the postion of Research Associate and Project Associate under the project entitled 'Network Project for Establishment of Disease free elite khasi mandarin and sweet orange genetic stocks through shoot tip grafting (STG) and mass production of quality for North Eastern states of India View
3. Applications are invited from deserving and suitable candidates for 1(one) vacant post of Research Associate-I under the ongoing project titled “Sub-Network 1: Studies on anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity of selected medicinal plants and formulations in cell culture model of virus” under DBT-AYUSH Network on R&D Activities related to SARS-CoV-2 Virus and COVID-19 Disease . 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.