Chennai, May 24, 2017: MSSRF mourns the demise of Shri A Ratnam, one of the founding members of MSSRF’s Community Agrobiodiversity Centre at Kalpetta. He played a very important role in the establishment and development of the Centre. He took the lead in the construction of the first building of the Centre and was the Chairman of the Managing Committee for many years.
MSSRF prays for the departed soul and our condolence goes to Smt Thangam Ratnam and the other members of the family.
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.