M S Swaminathan
M S Swaminathan is an agricultural scientist who led India’s green revolution
My Stories
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.

Seeing ‘i’ to ‘i’ in food security

Our prime minister’s recent visit to Israel is a historic one since this is the first time that a prime minister of India is visiting this remarkable country.

Hungry millions

The Indian enigma consists of situations like “grain mountains and hungry millions”, “agricultural progress coupled with persistence of malnutrition” and “green revolution fame concurrently with fa

Tackle the root cause The agrarian crisis, now affecting small and marginal farmers in several states, arises largely from the unfavourable cost-risk and return structure of farming.
Green revolution@50 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.