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संक्षिप्त रूपरेखा: Prof. M.S. Swaminathan

नामProf. M.S. Swaminathan
पिता का नामLate Dr. M.K. Sambasivan
माता का नामLate Shrimati Thangam
जन्म तिथि07/08/1925
जन्म स्थानKumbakonam (Tamil Nadu)
वैवाहिक स्थितिMarried
पति या पत्नी का नामShrimati Mina Swaminathan
बच्चों की संख्याThree daughters
राज्य का नामNominated
राजनीतिक पार्टी का नामNominated
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शैक्षिक योग्यताB.Sc., Ph.D. Educated at Travancore University, Coimbatore Agricultural College, Madras University and School of Agriculture, University of Cambridge, U.K. Associateship of the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi UNESCO Fellow in Genetics at the Agricultural University at Wageningen, the Netherlands Research Associate in Genetics at the University of Wisconsin, U.S.A. Recepient of 65 Honorary Doctorate degrees from Universities around the world
व्यवसायAgricultural Research and Rural Development
पदों पर कार्य1954 - 66 Teacher, Researcher and Research Administrator, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 1954-72 Teacher, Researcher and Research Administrator, Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack 1966-72 Director, Indian Agricultural Research Institute 1971-77 Member, National Commission on Agriculture 1972 - 79 Director-General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research and Education, Government of India 1979-80 Principal Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Government of India April-June 1980 Acting Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India June 1980-April 1982 Member, (Agriculture, Rural Development, Science and Education) Planning Commission, Government of India 1980-82 Chairman, Science Advisory Committee to the Cabinet of India 1981 Chairman, Working Group on Control of Blindness Chairman, Working Group on Control of Leprosy 1981-82 Chairman, National Biotechnology Board April 1982-Jan. 1988 Director-General, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Banos, Philippines 1988-89 Chairman, Steering Committee for Environment and Forestry of the Planning Commission 1989-90 Chairman, Core Committee for the preparation of a National Environment Policy, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India Chairman, High Level Committee for the review of the Central Ground Water Board 1989 onwards Chairman, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation 1993-94 Chairman, Expert Group for the preparation of a draft National Population Policy 1994 onwards UNESCO Chair in Ecotechnology at MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai 1994-97 Chairman, Committee for Research on Agricultural Exports in the context of the World Trade Agreement, Government of India 1996-97 Chairman, Committee to restructure agricultural education 1996-98 Chairman, Committeee on Remedying Regional Imbalances in Agriculture, Government of India 1998 Chairman, Committee to draft a National Biodiversity Act 2000-2001 Chairman, Tenth Plan Steering Committee in the area of Agriculture and allied sectors 2002-2007 President, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs 2004 Chairman, Task Force for a National Policy for Agricultural Biotechnology 2004-06 Chairman, National Commission on Farmers, Government of India 2005 Chairman, Expert Group for a Review of Coastal Zone Regulation Chairman, Task Group on Revamping and Refocussing National Agricultural Research System 1992-96 and 2005-2007 President, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences April 2007 Nominated to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2007-May 2009 and Aug. 2009- Aug. 2010 Member, Committee on Agriculture Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Agriculture UNESCO-Cousteau Professor in Ecotechnology for Asia Adjunct Professor in the field of Ecotechnology-Centre for Advanced Study in Botany, University of Madras IGNOU Chair on Sustainable Development Aug. 2010 onwards Member, Indian Council of Agriculture Research Society Sept. 2010 onwards Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests
स्वतंत्रता सेनानीNo
प्रकाशित पुस्तकAuthor: (i) Building a National Food Security System, Indian Environmental Society, 1981, (ii) Science and Integrated Rural Development, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, 1982, (iii) Science and the conquest of hunger, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, 1983, (iv) Sustainable Agriculture: Towards an Evergreen Revolution, Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd., Delhi, 1996, (v) Sustainable Agriculture : Towards Food Security, Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd., Delhi, 1996, (vi) I Predict : A Century of Hope Towards an era of harmony with nature and freedom from hunger, East West Books Pvt. Ltd., 1999 and (vii) From Rio de Janeiro to Johannesburg - Action Today and not just promises for tomorrow, East West Books Pvt. Ltd., Madras, 2002; Co-Authored with S.L.Kochhar: (i) Groves of Beauty and Plenty - An Atlas of Major Flowering Trees in India, Macmillan India Ltd., Delhi, 2003, (ii) Groves of Beauty and Plenty - An Atlas of Major Flowering Trees in India (Second Edition), Macmillan India Ltd., Delhi, 2007; Editor: (i) Biotechnology in Agriculture: A dialogue, 1991, (ii) Information Technology : A dialogue, 1993, (iii) Wheat Revolution : A dialogue, 1993, (iv) Uncommon Opportunities : An Agenda for Peace and equitable development, 1994, (v) Ecotechnology and Rural Employment : A dialogue, 1994, (vi) Farmers' Rights and Plant Genetic Resources : A dialogue, 1995, (vii) Agro-biodiversity and Farmers' Rights, 1996, (viii) Gender Dimensions in Biodiversity Management, 1998 and (ix) Agriculture Cannot Wait : New Horizons in Indian Agriculture, 2007; Co-editor: (i) Cytogenetics of crop plants, 1983, (ii) New Frontiers in Technology Application, 1983, (iii) Global aspects of Food Production, 1985, (iv) Proceeding of the first International Symposium on Chromosome engineering in plants, 1986, (v) Plants and Society, 1989, (vi) Biotechnology : Reaching the Unreached - an interdisciplinary dialogue, 1991, (vii) Biotechnolgy for Asian Agriculture: Public Policy Implications, 1991, (viii) Biodiversity : Implications for Global Food Security, 1992, (ix) Sustainable Management of Coastal Ecosystems, 1993, (x) Towards a Hunger-free World: The Ethical Dimensions, 2004, (xi) National Food Security Summit, (selected papers) 2004, (xii) Towards Hunger Free India : From Vision to Action, 2004, (xiii) Environment and Agriculture, 2006 and (xiv) Agriculture Cannot Wait, 2006
सामाजिक और सांस्कृतिक गतिविधिया, साहित्य, कलात्मक और वैज्ञानिक उपलब्धियां और अन्य विशेष रूचियाँ
खेल, क्लब, पसंदीदा समय व्यतीत करने का कार्य और मनोरंजनCricket and Tennis
देशों की यात्राMost of the countries in the world
अन्य जानकारीAuthor of Sustainable Livelihood Security Models like biovillage, biovalley and bioparks and of the concept, "Non-violence to Nature should become a Non-negotiable Human Ethic"; has been acclaimed as one of the twenty most influential Asians of the 20th Century by TIME Magazine; has been described by the United Nations Environment Programme as "the Father of Economic Ecology" and by Javier Perez de Cuellar, former Secretary General of the United Nations, as "a living legend who will go into the annals of history as a world scientist of rare distinction"; has been widely referred to as the scientific leader of the green revolution movement; an acknowledged world leader in the field of sustainable food security; Fellow of many of the leading scientific academies of India and the world; Foreign Associate, National Academy of Sciences of the United States, 1977; Former Chairman, National Commission on Farmers Chairman of National Committee set up by the Government of India, 1980-2002: (i) Expert Group on programmes for the alleviation of poverty, (ii) Task force for the study of eco-development in the Himalayan Region, (iii) Task Force for developing an eco-development plan for Goa, (iv) Committee for the development of water resources of Western Ghats, (v) Expert Group on perishable agricultural commodities and (vi) Study Group on fuel wood requirements Honorary Positions in International Committees / Organisations: Founder Chairman, Trustees of the Iwokrama International Centre for the Sustainable Management of Rainforests, Guyana, 1992-99; Chairman, (i) Committee of the Whole, UN Conference on Desertification, Nairobi, 1977, UN Science Advisory Committee to take follow up action on the Vienna Plan of Action, 1980;(ii) U.N. Advisory Committee on Science and Technology for Development, 1980-83, (iii) UN Advisory Committee on Science and Technology for Development, 1980-83, (iv) Governing Board CAB International, 1991-94, (v) Global Hunger Project, 1994-2000 and (vi) Genetic Resources Policy Committee of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 1994-2002; Independent Chairman, FAO Council, 1981-1985; Vice-Chairman, (i) Technical Advisory Committee to the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), 1971-1977, and (ii) Protein-Calorie Advisory group of United Nations, 1972-1977; President, (i) International Federation of Agricultural Research Systems for Development (IFARD), 1976-1983, and (ii) International Bee Research Association (IBRA), 1978-1990; Founder-Trustee, Biobliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt; Trustee, Ford Foundation, 1989-97; Member, (i) Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, Tropical Diseases Research, World Health Organisaion, 1983-85 and (ii) China International Council for Sustainable Development, 1992-2002; Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large, Cornell University, U.S.A., 1989-95 Author of Sustainable Livelihood Security Models like biovillage, biovalley and bioparks and of the concept, "Non-violence to Nature should become a Non-negotiable Human Ethic"; has been acclaimed as one of the twenty most influential Asians of the 20th Century by TIME Magazine; has been described by the United Nations Environment Programme as "the Father of Economic Ecology" and by Javier Perez de Cuellar, former Secretary General of the United Nations, as "a living legend who will go into the annals of history as a world scientist of rare distinction"; has been widely referred to as the scientific leader of the green revolution movement; an acknowledged world leader in the field of sustainable food security; Fellow of many of the leading scientific academies of India and the world; Foreign Associate, National Academy of Sciences of the United States, 1977; Former Chairman, National Commission on Farmers Chairman of National Committee set up by the Government of India, 1980-2002: (i) Expert Group on programmes for the alleviation of poverty, (ii) Task force for the study of eco-development in the Himalayan Region, (iii) Task Force for developing an eco-development plan for Goa, (iv) Committee for the development of water resources of Western Ghats, (v) Expert Group on perishable agricultural commodities and (vi) Study Group on fuel wood requirements Honorary Positions in International Committees / Organisations: Founder Chairman, Trustees of the Iwokrama International Centre for the Sustainable Management of Rainforests, Guyana, 1992-99; Chairman, (i) Committee of the Whole, UN Conference on Desertification, Nairobi, 1977, UN Science Advisory Committee to take follow up action on the Vienna Plan of Action, 1980; (ii) U.N. Advisory Committee on Science and Technology for Development, 1980-83, (iii) UN Advisory Committee on Science and Technology for Development, 1980-83, (iv) Governing Board CAB International, 1991-94, (v) Global Hunger Project, 1994-2000 and (vi) Genetic Resources Policy Committee of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 1994-2002; Independent Chairman, FAO Council, 1981-1985; Vice-Chairman, (i) Technical Advisory Committee to the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), 1971-1977, and (ii) Protein-Calorie Advisory group of United Nations, 1972-1977; President, (i) International Federation of Agricultural Research Systems for Development (IFARD), 1976-1983, and (ii) International Bee Research Association (IBRA), 1978-1990; Founder-Trustee, Biobliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt; Trustee, Ford Foundation, 1989-97; Member, (i) Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, Tropical Diseases Research, World Health Organisaion, 1983-85 and (ii) China International Council for Sustainable Development, 1992-2002; Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large, Cornell University, U.S.A., 1989-95 Honorary Positions in organisations devoted to Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development: Founder Chairman, Society forthe promotion of Wasteland Development, India, 1982 - 86; Chairman, (i) Advisory Panel on Environment, Forestry and Food Security of the World Commission on Environment and Development, 1984-86, (ii) Editorial Advisory Panel for the World Resources Report, 1986-1998, and (iii) Board of Trustees, Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, since 2003; President, (i) International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resoucres, 1984-90, (iii) International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems, 1990-93 and (iv) World Wide Fund for Nature (India), 1989-96; Honorary Vice-President, World Wild Life Fund International, 1985-87; Trustee, (i) World Resources Institute, 1985-1994 and (ii) Better World Society, 1986-1992; Founder Member and later Chairman, Board of Trustees of the International Council for Research on Agro-forestry, 1977-1982

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