MS Swaminathan to be honored with Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for the Year 2012
Famous agricultural scientist MS Swaminathan has been selected for the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for the year 2012.
About MS Swaminathan
- Indian geneticist and former member of Rajya Sabha.
- Contributed in revitalizing agricultural in the country and led the nation to achieve green revolution.
- Previously served as Director of the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
- Also served as Director General of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Agricultural Research and Education.