Narendra Modi has launched ‘Lab Land’scheme in 2014. The objective of this scheme is to increase agricultural production along with the rational use of water. For this, the PM has coined a mantra ‘per drop more crop
Around 70% of the country’s population lives in rural areas. Thus, the development of rural India shall reflect development of the whole country. For this to happen, an intensive focus on conservation of natural resources and use of sustainable technologies will have to become a prerequisite. In our villages, millions still cook using fossil fuels in earthen wares. Their exposure to smoke causes serious health hazards.
Professor K.C. Mehta was born in Amritsar in 1892 and specialised in the field of Plant Pathology. He is famous for his research regarding the recurrence of rust in the plains in India. Obtaining his M.Sc. degree in 1914, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Botany at Agra College in 1915. In 1920, he went to Cambridge University where he was working on the black rust of cereals. He was awarded Ph.D.
Radhakrishnan was born on 29 August 1949. He was appointed in December 2014 as the Chairman of the Indian Institutes of Engineering Science and Technology and also chaired the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology. He had previously also served as the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) from 2009 to 2014. He got the lifetime fellowship of the Indian Geophysical Union.
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