Just prior to the start of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) on 29th August 2015 in Kalyani, the 30th Anniversary Celebrations of the Department of Biotechnology were inaugurated jointly by Professor M.K. Bhan, former Secretary-DBT, and Mr. S. Sinha, Adviser-DBT and Nodal Officer of NIBMG.
The Director, Professor Partha Majumder, welcomed the guests and expressed his gratitude, on behalf of all members of NIBMG, to Professor Bhan and Mr. Sinha for their awesome guidance and support in obtaining the approval of the Union Cabinet for the establishment of NIBMG and for their continuing commitment to NIBMG.
Professor Bhan recalled the historical role played by the Department of Biotechnology in promoting a new science that has already made a tremendous impact on our nation. Mr. Sinha also stated that by setting up institutions such as NIBMG, DBT has played a pivotal role in the service to the nation.