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Functions of the GTAEC

    1. To serve as an apex advisory body to Government of India for research and development in the field of gene therapy in India.
    2. To perform a comprehensive review of the pre-IND (Investigational New Drug) and IND applications of Gene Therapy Products.
    3. To formulate policies to inculcate scientific and ethical practices amongst stakeholders.
    4. To provide a forum for discussion of issues involved in basic and clinical research and progress in the field of gene therapy.
    5. To assess periodically the adequacy of the document in light of advancements occuring globally.
    6. To consider the unforeseen issues of public interests.