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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...

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 ...

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...

Applications invited: Workshop for journalists in Tamil Nadu

The Bay of Bengal is widely recognised as one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to the impact of climate change. Communities living along the shoreline, in the low-lying coastal plains and river...

Seed to Sustainability - Future-proofing Indian Youth for the Next 100 Years

Chennai, May 14, 2019: Today’s young people face significant challenges in the face of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Moreover, today’s young social innovators, particularly agricultural...

Prof Swaminathan: Deep sorrow at the premature demise of Y C Deveshwar

On behalf of the Trustees, Staff and Scholars of MSSRF, I am writing this to express our deep sorrow at the premature demise of Y C Deveshwar. He was a mentor and advisor to the Foundation and to me...

Go back to our roots of Indian tradition for health and nutrition

Chennai, May 09, 2019: A seminar on ‘Challenges in food value chain in agri-food processing – solutions through convergence from farm to folk’ was delivered by Dr V Prakash today at MSSRF. Dr Prakash...