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Prof Athreya's students released a book on political economy of agrarian transformation in India

Chennai, June 17, 2019: A book titled ‘Whither Rural India? Political Economy of Agrarian Transformation in Contemporary India’ was released at MSSRF today. The book is a festschrift for Prof...

Senior officials from Agriculture Ministry of India met Prof Swaminathan today

Government of India senior officials headed by Smt Vasudha Mishra, IAS, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture visited the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation today (12 June 2019) and had...

Solution to air pollution is renewable clean energy

Chennai, June 04, 2019: As part of commemorating the ‘World Environment Day’ a documentary film titled ‘Suryaganga’ directed by Ms Valli Bindana that talks about water, energy and climate was...

Salt secreting microhairs in leaves of wild rice oryza coarctata: Isolation and Characterzation

Oryza coarctata is a halophytic wild rice that is found growing in the coastal regions of India and Bangladesh as a mangrove associate. It is the only wild rice species that is saline tolerant....

Documentary Film Screening and Discussion - Commemorating the World Environment Day on June 4, 2019

MSSRF is commemorating the World Environment Day on June 4, 2019. A documentary film titled ‘Surya Ganga’ a new panoptic film on water, energy and climate will be ...

MSSRF’s Fish for All Centre won GRP - Mini Innovation Challenge

A pre-proposal was submitted focusing on Fisher Friend along with the sustainable fisheries activities of Fish for All Centre as one of the innovation for the Mini challenge announced by...

The International Day of Biodiversity Commemorated at MSSRF

Chennai, May 22, 2019: M S Swaminathan Research Foundation commemorated the International Day of Biodiversity at its premises today. The Founder of the organisation, Prof M S Swaminathan, had...

Karnataka Agriculture Minister and Prof Swaminathan discussed on improving nutrition security

Honourable Shri. N.H. Shivashankarareddy, the Minister of Agriculture, Govt. of Karnataka visited Professor M S Swaminathan, the Founder of M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) today at...

Training on diesel engine troubleshooting to fisherfolks in Puducherry

The small craft fisherfolk across India face a volley of issues while venturing into the sea for fishing. One of the major problems is the failure of their boat engine during a fishing trip. This...