Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conveyed his profound grief and condolences at the passing of Dr. MS Swaminathan, a distinguished figure in the field of agriculture whose pioneering work had a profound impact on the nation.
In his tribute, Prime Minister Modi stated, “Deeply saddened by the demise of Dr. MS Swaminathan Ji. “During a pivotal juncture in our nation’s history, his groundbreaking contributions to agriculture improved the lives of millions and safeguarded our nation’s food security.”
Dr. MS Swaminathan’s legacy in agriculture is monumental, and his contributions have left an indelible mark on India’s journey towards self-sufficiency and food security. His work came at a crucial juncture in the nation’s history when ensuring an adequate food supply was imperative for millions of citizens.
His pioneering research and innovative agricultural practices not only increased crop yields but also empowered countless farmers across the country. Dr. Swaminathan’s vision and dedication helped elevate India’s agricultural sector to new heights, making it an exemplar of sustainable and productive farming practices.
“The passing of Dr. MS Swaminathan is not only a loss to the field of agriculture but also to the nation as a whole. His legacy will continue to inspire future generations, and his contributions will forever be remembered as a beacon of progress and food security for India”.
Prime Minister Modi’s heartfelt tribute reflects the profound impact that Dr. Swaminathan had on the nation’s agricultural landscape and his enduring importance in the annals of India’s history.