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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...

Strengthening collaboration with Andhra Pradesh Fisheries Department

Chennai Nov 2, 2019: The Fisheries Department of Andhra Pradesh will collaborate with MSSRF to strengthen fishers and empowering fisherwomen in the state with a new initiative to improve fishing and...

Tamil Ratna Award conferred on Prof Swaminathan

The Tamil Ratna Award instituted by the News7 Tamil television channel was conferred on Prof M S Swaminathan for his lifetime contribution to agriculture and food security, the award was presented by...

Memorial Lecture instituted in honor of Dr C Gopalan

Chennai, October 14, 2019: As a mark of honor to the memory of the ‘Father of Nutrition Research in India’, a Dr C Gopalan Memorial Lecture would be instituted said Prof M S Swaminathan, Founder...