National Biopharma Mission

Which of the following statements with reference to National Biopharma Mission are correct?

The mission has been launched by the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.
It has been launched in collaboration with the World Bank.
Innovate in India (I3) is a program under this mission.
Select the correct answer using correct code

a       1 and 2
b       1 and 3
c       2 and 3
d       1,2 and 3

Solution (c)

The National Biopharma Mission has been launched by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology.

Under this mission, the ministry also launched Innovate in India (i3) program to create an enabling ecosystem to promote entrepreneurship and indigenous manufacturing in the sector.

As a flagship program of the Government of India in collaboration with World Bank, it promises to boost the growth curve for domestic biopharma in India by accelerating the translation of research concepts into viable products, supporting clinical validation, enabling sustainable networks for collaboration between industry and academia, and supporting entrepreneurial ecosystem amongst many others.