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Protected Agriculture Zone in Tamil Nadu – an important step: Prof M S Swaminathan

February 10, 2020: The Government of Tamil Nadu has decided to designate a few selected areas as Protected Agricultural Zone. Over twenty years ago I had suggested that as in the case of SEZ (Special...

Happy that there is a detailed plan and allocation for agriculture and rural development: Prof M S Swaminathan on Union Budget 2020

Chennai, February 1, 2020: I am very happy that there is detailed plan for agriculture and rural development; not just in words but also comprehensively on what can be done, as well as in terms of...

Martyrs’ Day: Prof M S Swaminathan's message

On the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi (January 30), his life and work are relevant even more now than when he lived. His concept of non-violent, non-cooperation helped many countries to achieve...

Significance of Pongal – Prof M S Swaminathan

  We celebrate Pongal day to pay our homage to the Sun, moon and green plants which convert the solar energy into food through photosynthesis.  Sugarcane is usually chosen as the...

Knowledge sharing from across the world

  Seminars and Events of MSSRF in 2019 As a research institution with open doors and windows, 2019 was a year of opportunity, listening to eminent academics across numerous knowledge-...

Managing price and supply of onions and other horticultural products in demand in urban areas - Prof Swaminathan

The very high price of onion now prevailing has again raised the question of managing demand and supply in onion, tomato and other crops widely used in urban areas.  The answer to this...

Most Admired Gandhian of Tamil Nadu award for Prof M S Swaminathan

Dec 05, 2019: Prof M S Swaminathan received the ‘Most Admired Gandhian of Tamil Nadu Award’ for his service to society through agriculture and Gandhian values. The award was presented by Fortis Malar...

Prof Swaminathan on World Soil Day

Soil provides the foundation for our food and livelihood security systems. Soil health care needs integrated attention from a number of disciplines. I am therefore happy that the World Soil Day is...

Convert stubble to income, stop blaming farmers: Prof M S Swaminathan

November 04, 2019: The air pollution in Delhi has become a matter of public health concern nationally and internationally. Farmers are being blamed by many including the Chief Minister of Delhi for...

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