Hanchinal receives M.S. Swaminathan Award

The sixth prestigious M.S. Swaminathan Award for contribution in the field of agriculture given to R.R. Hanchinal, Chairperson of Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Authority, the government of India.

He received the award for his contributions and sustained support to the areas of crop improvement for hot and very hot dry environments, seed production technology and intellectual protection rights in plant varieties.

The award is instituted and given under the aegis of Retired ICAR Employees Association (RICAREA) in association with the Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd (NSL).

Takeaways from above News-
  • R.R. Hanchinal accloaded by M.S. Swaminathan Award
  • He received the award for his contributions and sustained support to the areas of crop improvement
  • The award is in a name of M S Swaminathan, who was an Indian geneticist and international administrator.

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Source- The Hindu

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