Chennai, September 17, 2016: His friendly smiling face has been behind the wheels of MSSRF’s official vehicles for over 24 years, till he Gopalakrishnan aka Gopal the institutional driver at MSSRF announced his retirement. On September 17, MSSRF bid a fond farewell to Mr Gopal, recalling his sincerity and dedication. Those who spoke at the occasion, recalled his exceptional driving skills, driving with caution, his people skills, he was always jovial and there was never a tense moment in the journey, but most important, of him as being a very good human being. Gopal, choked with emotion, thanked all for their generosity of words and for the time at the Foundation. MSSRF wishes him all the best in his future endeavours.
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) established in 1988 is a not-for-profit trust. MSSRF was envisioned and founded by Professor M S Swaminathan, agriculture scientist with proceeds from the First World Food Prize that he received in 1987.