Prof Swaminathan will be awarded the the ‘Bharath Shanthi Dootha Award’ by Warangal based World Peace Festival Society (WPFS) on March 6, 2018 at MSSRF, Chennai. The award is to honour Prof. Swaminathan's six decade contribution to agricultural science in India and his advocacy for sustainable agriculture leading to an ever-green revolution.
Mr. Sirojoddin, Founder of World Peace Festival, Dr. Anees Siddique, General Secretary of WPFS and Prof. B Suresh Lal, Head, Department of Economics, Kakatiya University, Warangal, will participate and present the award to Prof M S Swaminathan.
The World Peace Festival Society was started in 1997 in Warangal, to promote the ideals of peace in the world. The ‘Shanthi Dootha’ (messengers of peace) award is given to individuals who have greatly contributed to the welfare of the society.