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Insect Biopesticide Research Center

Society of Biopesticide Sciences, India and Insect Biopesticide Research Centre (IBRC) is an interdisciplinary professional society in India in the field of biopesticides. It was founded in 1996 as a non-political and non-profit making organization, registered under the Societies act in Punjab (India) (No. 487/96). Its research center IBRC is a recognized research center from Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The research center endeavours to promote all fields of biopesticide sciences including environmental aspects through interaction between researchers from diverse disciplines of entomology, toxicology, agriculture, biotechnology, biochemistry, chemistry and biological sciences related to biological pesticides.

The registered office of the Society is “Insect Biopesticide Research Centre” located at 30-Parkash Nagar, Jalandhar, 144003, India


i)  To promote the study and advance the cause of Biological pesticides and allied biological Agro-chemicals and living organisms in India.

ii)  To provide a forum to scientists for expressing critical view based on scientific knowledge and rational thinking on important policies and programmes concerning the biopesticides and related fields.

iii)  To collect, compare and disseminate information on various scientific and technological aspects of the programme, policies, management and use of such biochemicals.

iv)  To promote extensive use of biopesticides with a view to maximizing crop production and minimizing environmental pollution and health hazard.

v)   To encourage and promote close association/collaboration among members belonging to various disciplines related to biopesticides and allied chemicals.

vi)  To create awareness among public on the role of biopesticides in agriculture, public health and human welfare.

vii)  To work in association with and in co-operation with other National and international Societies/organizations having similar objectives.

viii) To do and perform all other acts matters and things that may assist in, conduce to or be necessary for the fulfillment of objectives and aims of the Society.

ix)  To conduct research in Insect Biopesticide Research Centre on various aspects of biopesticides based on plants, microbial, fungal, predator, parasitoid, and allied materials like bioherbicides and entomopathogenic nematodes including diverse studies of entomological, toxicological, agricultural, biochemical, molecular and biotechnological aspects related to biopesticides, including transgenics as pest control agents. The research related to governance of biopesticides and issues that are in the realm of socio-political sciences, law and legal instruments, ethics, environmental impacts, etc. will also be part of the research curriculum of IBRC.

MEMBERSHIP ( Online Application )

The membership of the society of biopesticide science at IBRC is open to all individuals actively engaged as professionals in research, teaching or management in any field of biological pesticides. There are 4 categories of membership:

  1. MEMBERS: Individuals elected for their significant contribution in the science of biopesticides.
  2. LIFE MEMBERS: Individuals who are otherwise eligible to become a member can become a life member on payment of membership in lump sum.
  3. CORPORATE MEMBER: The organization interested in promoting the cause of biopesticides and allied services may become corporate members by paying a lump sum amount of not less than Rs. 5000 or US $ 1000 to the funds of the society. They shall be entitled to all the privileges of an ordinary member excepting the voting right and holding any office in the society.

Admission Fee               Rs. 10/- (India) or US $ 5 (Outside India)
Life Member                   Rs. 3000/- (India) or US $ 400
Annual Member              Rs. 600/- or US $ 50 per annum
Corporate Member          Rs. 5000/- or US $ 1000 (to be paid once)

Fill in the application form online or take a print of it, providing all the information together with a statement of your academic activities. Return the completed form duly signed with the appropriate amount by a banker’s draft, drawn in favour of the “Society of Biopesticide Sciences, India” to

The General Secretary, Society of Biopesticide Sciences,
Insect Biopesticide Research Centre
30 Parkash Nagar, Model Town
Jalandhar- 144 003, India 


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