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Call for Applications for the Doctoral Research Fellowship

Applications are invited for The Mina – M S Swaminathan Doctoral Research Fellowship Programme at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation. This is an opportunity for young Post Graduates in ...

A project to strengthen tribal women's skills and knowledge

MSSRF has initiated a project with the support of FrauenPower to strengthen tribal women's skills and knowledge in the development of the 'eco-project' in Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu. It...

Water availability is not the problem in India, water management is: Nitin Gadkari

Chennai, August 7, 2018: “Water (availability) is not the problem, water management is the problem," said Shri. Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister for Water Resources, River Development...

World Earth Day: Prof Swaminathan

  April 21, 2018: The World Earth Day, falling on April 22,   is of particular significance this year since several essential life support systems like soil, water,...

World Water Day: Prof Swaminathan

  Chennai, March 22, 2018: The importance of water to all forms of human security needs hardly any emphasis. Therefore every nation should have a National Water Security Policy based on...

Water Literacy in 19 languages – science communication initiative by MSSRF & ERRC

Chennai, February 5, 2018: Campaign modules on water literacy in 19 Indian languages are being planned as part of a joint initiative by MSSRF in partnership with Environmental Resources Research...

Measure agricultural progress by income, not production: Prof M S Swaminathan

  Chennai, January 11, 2018: In a recent meeting with the Prime Minister, leading Economists emphasised the need for adopting development models that will boost farmers’ income....

International Trade Fair on Millet and Organics

The Department of Agriculture, Karnataka is hosting an International Trade Fair between January 19-21, 2018, at Bengaluru Palace, to promote millets and organic products. The Fair is an...

Burning of Rice Straw and Atmospheric Pollution: Prof M S Swaminathan

  November 16, 2017: There is considerable debate going on at present among states, political parties and professionals about the methods of avoiding the burning of rice straw. It is also...