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International Women's Day 2020

  Prof Swaminathan's message for the International Women’s Day – 8 March 2020 There is a growing realization that gender justice and equity are vital for a happy home and society....

Leading scientists to speak at Nature-MSSRF event on March 6

Nature, the international journal of science, turned 150 in November 2019. As part of the global celebrations, the Nature Research Group along with the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, devoted to...

Science Day – Jai Vigyan: Prof M S Swaminathan

Feb 28, 2020: Many years ago, Jawaharlal Nehru mentioned that the future belongs to science and to those who make friendship with science. Science Day provides an opportunity for us to look back...

Confer Auroville ‘University for Peace’ status: Prof Swaminathan at lecture of Mr Joss Brooks

Appeal comes on eve of Auroville’s 52nd birthday Chennai, February 27, 2020: The greening of Pitchandikulam, Nadukuppam, Adyar Poonga and Siruseri were shared through evocative pictures to a rapt...

Massive family planning campaigns successful under Mr TV Antony: Dr CK Gariyali, at remembrance meeting

Chennai, February 20, 2020: Arriving on cycle at 6 am to an official’s house to discuss work, was the trademark of late Mr T V Antony, former Chief Secretary, Govt of Tamil Nadu. Dr C K Gariyali, IAS...

Prof Swaminathan congratulates Mr Rishi Sunak, UK Finance Minister

February 14, 2020: MSSRF Founder Prof M S Swaminathan today congratulated Mr Rishi Sunak on his appointment as Finance Minister of UK. In a letter to Infosys Co-Founder Mr Narayana Murthy, he wrote...

Nutrition meets entitlements in Odisha’s Community Hunger Fighter plans

A band of Community Hunger Fighters who use participatory methods to build community nutrition are all set to make plans for 47 villages in Odisha, after a series of trainings. The initiative...

Innovation Impact: Govt of Andhra Pradesh to scale-up MSSRF’s Village Knowledge Centre model across the state

February 10, 2020: A massive effort to set up over 11,158 Ryuthu Bharosa Kendralu (RBKs) or Farmers’ Facilitation Centres across the state of Andhra Pradesh, was launched today by the Chief Minister...

Union Budget 2020-21: Examining the agri-research agenda

Increased investment in agriculture research an absolute need of the hour China and South Korea top the list of countries that have performed exceptionally to bring in economic transformation in...

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