Biodiversity Board (KBB) is an Autonomous and Statutory Body of the Government
of Karnataka, established on 19-06-2003 (vide G.O. No. FEE 125 ENV 2003) at
Bangalore under the Ministry of Forest, Ecology and Environment.
State Biodiversity Board is to
the State Government, subject to guidelines issued by the Central Government of
matters relating to the conservation of biodiversity, sustainable use of its
components and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the utilization of
by granting of approvals or otherwise requests for commercial utilization or
bio survey and bio utilization of any biological resources by Indians
such other functions as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this
Act or as may be prescribed by the State Government.