Published on: November 15, 2021
PLANT GENOME SAVIOUR AWARD
A farmer from Mandya has bagged the Plant Genome Saviour Award in recognition of his efforts to conserve the indigenous variety of paddy and agrarian heritage.
- By ICAR-Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Authority (PPV&FRA)
- Conferred to to all Indian group of farmers, community of farmers, particularly the tribal and rural communities engaged in conservation, improvement and preservation of genetic resources of economic plants and their wild relatives particularly in the areas identified as agro bio-diversity hotspots.
- Maximum of five awards in a year, consisting of a cash of Rs.Ten lakh each, a citation and a memento.