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 discussions with Prof M S Swaminathan on improving the agricultural productivity and farmers’ income during the next five years. Prof Swaminathan emphasized the need for sea water farming and peri-urban horticulture.
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.