M S Swaminathan
M S Swaminathan is an agricultural scientist who led India’s green revolution
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Women in agriculture

The major challenge facing farmers is the economic viability of farming. The economic survey of India has drawn attention to the need for making agriculture profitable.

OVERCOMING THE AGRARIAN CRISIS

The Cabinet has announced higher MSPs in recognition of the economic problems of farmers.

World Peace, Hope, Et Al

AS A past president of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, I am extremely happy that the US president Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un have agreed to ensure the ab

Millets, Monsoon & Market

Considering the importance of millets, both for improving nutrition security and climate resilience, the Government of India has declared 2018 as a National Millet Year.

In a man’s world

Women play a key role in Indian agriculture, although their important contributions go unrecognised and unrewarded.

Every drop counts

The Supreme Court has delivered its verdict on the sharing of Cauvery water by Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu’s share has been reduced and this has caused great disappointment.

Harvest secure income

Income security is essential for all enterprises and more particularly for agriculture which depends to a great extent on climatic condition and factors beyond the control of farmers.

Nurture for a future

Agriculture is in the news today mainly because of the economic problems faced by farmers and also the occurrence of suicides among farmers.

Every husk counts

There is considerable debate going on at present among states, political parties and professionals about the methods of avoiding the burning of stubble.

The rewards of awards

Scientists all over the world look forward to the first week of October when the Nobel Prizes for the year are announced.

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