Horticulture Students met Prof. Swaminathan, a legend in Agriculture

Horticulture Students had the honour of meeting Prof. Swaminathan, a legend in Agriculture.

The students of First Year B.Sc.(Hons.) Horticulture, SRMIST had the great opportunity of meeting Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, Founder of M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation; Architect of Green Revolution in India, Former Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research; Former Director General, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines and recipient of several National and International Awards, on 06 September 2018. The Dean, Dr.T.M. Thiyagarajan, Faculty Members and the students attended the press conference on Multiple Micronutrient Fortified Rice the same day. Prof. Swaminathan happily interacted with the students and shared his thoughts on hidden hunger. The students also visited the facilities of MSSRF.