M S Swaminathan

M S Swaminathan
M S Swaminathan is an agricultural scientist who led India’s green revolution
My Stories
  • Apr 16 2014, 2047

    The goal of complete elimination of hun­ger envisaged by the UN secretary general Ban Ki Moon is to be achieved by the year 2025. This is a challenging task

  • Mar 28 2014, 2220

    India has now entered the era of conferring a legal Right to Food to over 75 per cent of our population. This implies that there is no time to

  • Mar 19 2014, 2019

    India’s independence in 1947 had the great Bengal famine as its backdrop. During the Bengal famine of 1942-43 over three million children women and men died of

  • Feb 26 2014, 1934

    The Indian agriculture university mo­vement, based on the land-grant university pattern of the US, began in 1958 with the inauguration of the G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology

  • Jan 15 2014, 2128

    I am writing this from Kerala, where there is controversy about the recommendations of Madhav Gadgil and K Kasturirangan on the steps needed to save the Western Ghats ecosystem from

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