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Sixth Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Award for Leadership in Agriculture
January 25, 2012
Dr. B.P. Pal Memorial Hall, IARI, Pusa, New Delhi
 

Sixth Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Award for Leadership in Agriculture was awarded to Dr. M.C. Saxena, an Eminent Pulse Agronomist, by Hon’ble Dr. B.R. Jakhar, Former Union Agriculture Minister and Governor of Madhya Pradesh, on Wednesday the 25th January, 2012.

The award has been instituted by the Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences (TAAS) and is given annually to such Agricultural Scientist whose research work has made visible impact on the life of common man. Present award was the sixth in the series. The first one was given to Dr. Norman Borlaug, the famous agricultural scientist and he is the only one scientist to be awarded Noble Peace Prize.

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Dr. B.R. Jakhar handing over the Plaque of Dr. M.S. Swaminathan
Award to Dr. M.C. Saxena

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