Q. The “BioRRAP” is recently seen in news is related to?

[A] Regulatory approvals

[B] Research centers of Genome editing

[C] Genome guidelines

[D] New Bacteria

Answer: A

Explanation: Department of Biotechnology has developed Biological Research Regulatory Approval Portal (BioRRAP) to track the regulatory approvals for a research proposal on a single portal.

  • BioRRAP provides a single route to direct the applicant to regulatory agencies providing requisite approval relevant to biological research.
  • BioRRAP ID generated through this portal is linked with the portals of various regulatory agencies.
  • This will provide more credibility to such biological research and will strengthen interdepartmental synergies and increase efficacy in functioning of agencies regulating various aspects of biological research.