M S Swaminathan

M S Swaminathan
M S Swaminathan is an agricultural scientist who led India’s green revolution
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  • 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

  • Dec 31 2013, 2106

    Indian agriculture has now assumed a legal responsibility, since the National Food Security Act, 2013, commits itself to a legal access to food to a majority of our population.

  • Dec 18 2013, 2109

    Secretary general of the UN Ban Ki-moon, launched the ‘zero hunger challenge’ at the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development held in Brazil in June last year. At a high

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