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Prof Swaminathan: Message for World Water Day 2019

Water security is basic to all other forms of security. There is now excitement that water has been found on the moon’s surface. In order to ensure sustainable water security for all, we should...

Transforming librarians into innovative trailblazers for community development

Chennai, March 20, 2019: The International Network of Emerging Library Innovators (INELI) - Virtual Connect Convening took place at MSSRF and kick started the cohort 3 batch training of the project...

Reductions in global population growth for preventing environmental degradation: Prof Alok Bhargava

Chennai, March 19, 2019: “United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals fail to recognize inter-dependence between the goals and the role of population growth” said Prof Alok Bhargava, an Indian...

Prof Swaminathan: Honouring traditional wisdom

Areas in where tribal families live are usually characterized by rich cultural, culinary and curative diversity. A rich centre of diversity in rice occurs in the Koraput area of Odisha. Women have...

Prof Swaminathan: The late Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar - A Tribute

The passing away of a dynamic and visionary chief minister at a rather young age is an irreparable loss. I recall the deep interest he took in the recommendations of a Task Force I had chaired on...

Upcoming event: Seminar on ‘Climate change, demographic pressures and global sustainability’ by Prof Alok Bhargava, March 19, 2019

MSSRF invites you for a seminar on ‘Climate change, demographic pressures and global sustainability’ delivered by Prof Alok Bhargava from the School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, College...

Research Associate’s visit under Indo-Australian Biotechnology Fund Exchange Programme

As part of a two month (November 15, 2018 to December 17, 2018) exchange visit under the Indo-Australian Biotechnology Fund (IABF) programme, Dr. Gothandapani Sellamuthu a Research Associate working...

Prof M S Swaminathan’s tribute to Dr Azim Premji on his Gandhian concept of Trusteeship

Chennai, March 14, 2019: My good friend the late Russi Lala always used to cite you as the example of approaching to your surplus wealth as a trustee and not as the owner (Gandhian concept of...