INFORMATION SUB-CENTRE (DISC) OF DBT
BCIL was the Distributed Information Sub Center (DISC) of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India for more then 25 years. The activities of DISC during the period were focused on dissemination of information on developments in biotechnology to industry and other clients through:
A) Creation and maintenance of commercial databases such as Directories on R&D institutions and industries, transferable technologies etc.
B) Organization of national and international events (seminars, workshops, exhibitions and conferences)
C) Publication of updates and bulletins.
D) Industry specific publications including market surveys, sectoral studies, regulatory guidelines and biosafety guidelines