North India's first Industrial Biotech Park inaugurated at Kathua in J&K

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Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurated North India's first Biotech Park in Kathua Valley Industrial Area of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Biotech Park, Kathua will have facilities like herbal extraction, fermentation, analytical laboratory, distillation, micro-propagation, plant tissue culture apart from provision of technology incubation, training and skill development.

  • This biotech park will conduct research on biodiversity, medicinal and aromatic plants of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

  • Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal, Punjab and Haryana will also benefit from this biotech park.

  • The Industrial Biotech Park in Kathua will enable scientists to tackle the challenges of climate change and enabling infrastructure will spur a new wave of innovation.

  • Nine Biotechnology Parks supported by Department of Biotechnology in different states

Name of the Biotechnology Park


Biotech Park, Lucknow 

Uttar Pradesh

Biotechnology Incubation Centre, Hyderabad


TIDCO Centre for Life Science Biotech Park, Chennai

Tamil Nadu

Biotech Park Technology Incubation Centre, Guwahati 


Biotechnology Incubation Centre, Cochin


Biotechnology Park, Bangalore


Industrial Biodiversity Park

Jammu and Kashmir

Chhattisgarh Biotech Park


Golden Jubilee Biotech Park, Chennai 

Tamil Nadu

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