Who is the Father of Green Revolution in India ?
M. S Swaminathan
Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan (7 August 1925) is an Indian geneticist known as the father of India’s Green Revolution for helping develop higher-yielding crops to fight hunger. M. S. Swaminathan founder and chairman of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation. It’s was established in 1988 as a not-for-profit. He was director general of the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (1972-1979). From 1970 to 1980 he was Principal Secretary Ministry of Agriculture. From 1982 to 1988 he was served as Director General of the International Rice Research Institute.
M. S. Swaminathan was awarded by several award, Padma Shri (1967), Ramon Magsaysay (1971), Padma Bhushan (1972) Albert Einstein World Award of Science (1986), Padma vibhushan (1989), World Food Prize (1987), Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (1991), Volvo Environment Prize (1999), Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration (2013).