Green Revolution in India

Green Revolution


India realised the first ‘Green Revolution’ in 1967 – 68. A good year of rainfall coupled with efforts to improve the agricultural output with new technology resulted in record food grain production. The spectacular increase in the production of food grains is termed as Green Revolution. The contribution of M.S. Swaminathan towards scientific research in agriculture is noteworthy. He has been described in the United Nations Environment Programme as “the Father of Economic Ecology”.


M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) was registered in 1988 as a non-profit Trust. MSSRF is doing research in the following five areas coastal systems research, biodiversity and biotechnology, ecotechnology and sustainable agriculture, reaching the unreached and education, communication, training and capacity building.




3 responses to this post.

  1. because of this implemntation puplic severed tottally,they couldn’t get natural food without mixing of chemical products.due to this chemical products peoples suffered lot of severe deseas still now.this method will spoil our human nature day by day.


  2. Posted by ss on July 6, 2011 at 10:28 am

    that information was very useful to me


  3. Posted by bharathi rajendran on July 6, 2011 at 8:42 am

    the information is very useful…thank you.


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