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Third Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Award for Leadership in Agriculture
May 3, 2008
NASC Auditorium, New Delhi

Distinguished Guests sitting on the dias

Dr. S.K. Vasal, a Distinguished Maize Scientist from CIMMYT and the World Food Prize laureate – the first during the 21st century, for his contribution to introducing the ‘opaque 2’ genes into a stable maize genomic background was honoured with prestigious Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Award for Leadership in Agriculture at the One-Day National Symposium on “Quality Protein Maize for Human Nutritional Security and Development of Poultry Sector in India”, jointly organized by the Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences (TAAS) and the Directorate of Maize Research at NASC Auditorium, Pusa, New Delhi. Prof. M.G.K. Menon delivered the Award to Dr. S.K. Vasal.

Prof. M.G.K. Menon handing over the Plaque of Dr. M.S. Swaminathan
Award to Dr. S.K. Vasal

citationskv Award Citation

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