Remembering the People’s President: Prof M S Swaminathan
Chennai, July 27, 2016: The death anniversary of the late Dr Abdul Kalam popularly known as People’s President is widely remembered and celebrated. Dr Kalam promoted the Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas (PURA) and thereby made a significant contribution to rural development and based on the principle of equity, ecology, employment and renewable energy. An appropriate tribute to him will be to continue the work of PURA so that all parts of India prosper together. Only in this way we can promote universal happiness. – Prof M S Swaminathan
(File photo 2015: MSSRF paid homeage to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam)
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.