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Prof. MS Swaminathan and Dr. G Muniratnam gets Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Awards


Prof. MS Swaminathan and Dr. G Muniratnam gets Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Awards


Famous Agricultural Scientist Prof. M S Swaminathan and Dr. Gutta Muniratnam were chosen as the first recipients of Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Award for Excellence and Muppavarapu National Award for Social Service respectively.

The award carried a cash prize of Rs.5 lakh and citation.

Prof. M.S. Swaminathan was awarded for his significant contributions in the field of agriculture.

Dr. G Muniratnam was awarded for his extraordinary contribution to improving the quality of people's lives through social service.