Prof M S Swaminathan,
A plant geneticist, agronomist, agricultural scientist,
An advocate of sustainable agriculture,
A proponent of the use of technology in general, and geospatial in particular,
With a caution “not to worship technology, but the outcome one desires”,
And a key architect of India’s ‘green revolution’
Who also warned against ‘greed revolution’ A
nd introduced the vision of ‘evergreen revolution’.
Prof Swaminathan’s contributions have transformed the lives of millions.
And we join millions to remember him.