M.S. Swaminathan - Architect of Green Revolution

2023-11-03 Fri

Dr. M. S. Swaminathan, also known as a Architect of Green Revolution, was awarded the UNESCO Gandhi Medal.

IndiaPost issued a postage stamp on 'Wheat Revolution' commemorating the increase in Production of Wheat.

He received several international awards in his lifetime, including the Ramon Magsaysay(1971), Albert Einstein Science Award (1986), UNEP Sasakawa Environment (1994), UNESCO Gandhi Medal (1999), Indira Gandhi Prize (1999), and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Award (2002).

Date of Issue: 17th July 1968

Emission: Commemorative

Perforation: comb13

Printing: Photogravure

Face Value- 20P - Indian paisa