M S Swaminathan
M S Swaminathan is an agricultural scientist who led India’s green revolution
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Every husk counts

There is considerable debate going on at present among states, political parties and professionals about the methods of avoiding the burning of stubble.

The rewards of awards

Scientists all over the world look forward to the first week of October when the Nobel Prizes for the year are announced.

Seeing ‘i’ to ‘i’ in food security

Our prime minister’s recent visit to Israel is a historic one since this is the first time that a prime minister of India is visiting this remarkable country.

Hungry millions

The Indian enigma consists of situations like “grain mountains and hungry millions”, “agricultural progress coupled with persistence of malnutrition” and “green revolution fame concurrently with fa

Tackle the root cause The agrarian crisis, now affecting small and marginal farmers in several states, arises largely from the unfavourable cost-risk and return structure of farming.
Green revolution@50 The green revolution was a transformational event changing our agricultural destiny from one of ship to mouth to one of right to food with home grown food.
Double the money Both the National Policy for Farmers’ and the reports of the National Commission on Farmers have placed great emphasis on the income of farmers.
Sow some optimism In recent years, the agrarian crisis has been largely discussed and described in terms of farmer’s suicides.
Let us be aware From the beginning of this year, the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) have replaced the human development goals.
Let's protect wetlands More than 2,000 years ago five major ecosystems were described in the Sangam literature of Tamil Nadu. These are wetlands, dryland, hill area, coastal area and irrigated area.