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M. S. Swaminathan

Name: M.S.Swaminathan

Also Known As: Prof. M.S. Swaminathan, Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan,

Father of the Green Revolution in India, Monkombu Sambasivan Swaminathan

Famous as: Agricultural Scientist

Date of Birth : 7th August 1925

Birth Place: Kumbakonam

Father Name: M.K. Sambasivan

Mother Name: Parvati Thangammal Sambasivan

Religion: Hindu

Nationality: Indian

Sun Sign: Leo

Founder/Co-Founder: MS Swaminathan Research Foundation


  • 1987 – World Food Prize
  • 2013 – Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration
  • 1999 – Indira Gandhi Prize
  • 2010 – CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Lifetime Achievement
  • 1986 – Albert Einstein World Award of Science

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