The University of Mumbai is planning to set up offshore campuses, and to start off, it will set up campus in the US and Australia. This will be the first offshore campus of the University of Mumbai. Dr Sanjay Deshmukh, Vice Chancellor of Mumbai University is a former member of MSSRF, being the Director of the Coastal Research Programme at MSSRF in the early 1990s. MSSRF family applauds this initiative and wishes it all the best.
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.