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Bio Resources Development Centre is a registered institution under the Meghalaya Society Registration Act XII of 1993 under the Department of Planning, Govt. of Meghalaya. It became operational during the year 2003. The registered office of the BRDC is located at 5 ½ Mile, Upper Shillong, 793009, Phone No: 0364 – 2561530, Tele fax – 0364 – 2561530, Email:

Smti. R. V. Suchiang, IAS
Chief Secretary ,
Government of Meghalaya,
& Chairperson,
Bio-Resources Development Centre

Dr. Vijay Kumar D, IAS
Commissioner & Secretary ,
Government of Meghalaya,
& Vice Chairman,
Bio-Resources Development Centre

Shri Cyril V.D.Diengdoh, IAS
Project Director,
Science & Technology Cell,
Planning Department &
Member Secretary,
Bio-Resources Development Centre

mandate of the centre

  • Availing biotechnological opportunities and appropriating/ customizing such technologies into meaningful knowledge resources to conserve and sustainably use biological resources for promoting multiple livelihoods and local green economy”
  • Documentation of green practices initiated by Village Community, individual group.

Major Activities

  1. Promotion of Sustainable Green Technologies for Improved Crop Productivity, Soil and Environmental Health.
  2. Action Research
  3. Field Trials and Experiments on Inputs and Bio-inoculants
  4. Establishment of Demonstration Units/Micro-Biotech Parks at Experimental Farms
  5. Giving Back to Nature Programme a.Micropropagation of indigenous orchids b.Establishment of Community Orchid Parks and Sanctuaries.
  6. Documentation of Traditional Knowledge and Practices
  7. Establishment of Demonstration Units/Micro-Biotech Parks at Experimental Farms
  8. Promotion of the Indigenous System of Medicine
  9. Dehydrated Floral Craft Technology for rural livelihood promotion among women.