M S Swaminathan

M S Swaminathan
M S Swaminathan is an agricultural scientist who led India’s green revolution
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  • May 15 2017, 0124

    The green revolution was a transformational event changing our agricultural destiny from one of ship to mouth to one of right to food with home grown food. This transformation

  • Apr 24 2017, 0109

    Both the National Policy for Farmers’ and the reports of the National Commission on Farmers have placed great emphasis on the income of farmers. In fact, the

  • Mar 30 2017, 2203

    In recent years the agrarian crisis has been largely discussed and described in terms of farmer’s suicides. Obviously this is a serious issue and merits very careful

  • Mar 01 2017, 2219

    From the beginning of this year the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) have replaced the human development goals. Among 17 of these goals an important one is

  • Jan 25 2017, 2208

    More than 2,000 years ago five major ecosystems were described in the Sangam literature of Tamil Nadu. These are wetlands, dryland, hill area, coastal area and irrigated area. Wetlands were given importance since they serve as guardians of the wellbeing of the human population.

  • Dec 22 2016, 0123

    India has always been prone to natural calamities like drought and floods. As a result of global farming caused by climate change we now face the additional problems

  • Nov 28 2016, 0139

    Our green revolution has been sustained only because of public procurement of wheat and rice at a fairly reasonable MSP. In the Farmers’ Commission Report we have recommended

  • Nov 02 2016, 2200

    Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. This was the advice Hippocrates gave as early as 370 BC