Days after the eminent agricultural scientist passed away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his most recent blog post on narendramodi.in that MS Swaminathan’s unwavering dedication and foresight heralded a new age of agricultural prosperity.
On September 28, Swaminathan—known as the “Father of India’s Green Revolution”—passed away. His pioneering contributions to agriculture transformed India’s food security and brought him international acclaim.
“A new age of agricultural wealth was ushered in by Prof. Swaminathan’s unwavering commitment and vision: PM
Our country lost a pioneer who changed agricultural science; his contribution to India will always be inscribed in gold letters. Prof. M.S. Swaminathan cherished India and desired for all Indians, but especially for our farmers, to live prosperous lives.