Achieving the Goal of Health for All - Convocation at JIPMER, Puducherry
Launching a Nutri-Farm movement
Science Camp "Green Planet", for Std X students
The M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai is organizing a Science Camp "Green Planet", for Std X students (appeared in 2013) from May 6 – 17, 2013. This non-residential workshop will sensitise students on importance of biodiversity conservation, climate change and give a brief exposure to Biotechnology. The timings of the workshop will be 10.30 am – 3.30 pm. The workshop is open to students from all schools; medium of instruction will be English. Only 20 lucky students will get the opportunity to participate in this workshop which will have a combination of interaction with experts, field work and some hands-on experiments. So rush in your application to reach us latest by 25th April 2013, to the Director, M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, III Cross Street, Taramani, Chennai -113 or email to email@example.com, with basic information, brief academic record and a note on the reason for wanting to attend this workshop.
DNA clubs Vacation Training Programme which was inaugurated on 10.04.13 at our Regional Centre, Jeypore.
Welcome Note to BYID (Bringing Youth into Development) Interns
International Consultation on MOLECULAR GENETICS
April 29‐May 1, 2013; Chennai, India
e-Wellness in Rural Tamil Nadu & Puducherry
MSSRF and Apollo Telemedicine Network Foundation (ATNF) of Apollo Hospitals represented by Dr Ajay Parida, Executive Director, MSSRF and Dr Ganapathy, President of ATNF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the presence of Professor M S Swaminathan and Dr Prathap Reddy to take health awareness and services to rural areas in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry through Video-conferencing. The highlights of the Collaboration are:
- Awareness to rural community on health issues in critical areas
- Tele-consultation with the expert Doctors of Apollo Hospitals directly to get advisories
- Post evaluation of the cases for health benefits Read More...
Professor's Farewell Speech in Rajya Sabha on 22nd March.
Uttara Devi Centre for Gender and Development was established in 1993. Ms.Mina Swaminathan was the Hon. Director of the Centre. Women Farmers Programme in Vidarbha gave practical shape to Professor M S Swaminathan's idea of rights for women farmers now presented in the form of a bill in Rajya Sabha awaiting consideration. Women farmers project in Vidarbha is the first step towards fulfillment of this vision. The programme was conceptualized by Ms. Mina Swaminathan as part of her work in women empowerment who also developed the title Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana (MKSP) now taken up by Government of India as a national programme.
Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Shri S.Jaipal Reddy conferred National Award for Women’s Development through Application of Science & Technology at a glittering function held in New Delhi to mark the International Women’s Day. On this occasion the National Award for Women Development through Application of Science and Technology for the year 2011 in the institutional criteria conferred to M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai Citation.
Attracting and Retaining Youth in Agriculture
Combating Hunger - Science 23-Nav-2012
Green shoots in India-Myanmar ties
LANSA Research Programme Consortium Meeting MSSRF-Chennai
Despite rapid economic growth, nearly half of the children in South Asia are stunted or underweight, and progress on reducing rates of undernutrition is extremely slow.Agriculture is the primary source of livelihood for half the population in the region Read More...
International training on “Plant genetic resources and seeds: building community resilience in the face of climate change” is organized at Biju Patnaik Medicinal Plants Garden and Research Centre, Jeypore of M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation, Jeypore in collaboration with Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands from29th October to 14th November 2012. more...
Professor M S Swaminathan is given the key to the city of Omaha by Hon'ble Mayor Jim Suttle on 19th October, 2012
World Food Day- The Cooperative Pathway of Overcoming the Impending Food Crisis by Professor M S Swaminathan
Statement of Professor M S Swaminathan, Chairperson of the Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts for Food Security and Nutrition at the occasion of the Opening ("Setting the Stage") Session of the 39th Plenary Meeting of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) at Rome, on 15 October, 2012.