Happy 90th Birthday to Geneticist M.S Swaminathan!

Source: WikipediaThe PAR team joins the rest of the world in celebrating the life of the Indian Father of the Green Revolution! Swaminathan is known as “Indian Father of Green Revolution” for his leadership and success in introducing and further developing high-yielding varieties of wheat in India. He is the founder and chairman of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation .

His stated vision is to rid the world of hunger and poverty. Swaminathan is an advocate of moving India and the rest of the world to sustainable development, especially using environmentally sustainable agriculture, sustainable food security and the preservation of biodiversity, which he calls an “evergreen revolution.” We are inspired by your great work!