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National award for Nano Science & Technology – TNAU Scientist

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The honor will carry a cash prize of ₹1 lakh and a Gold medal. Subramanian is to receive the award next month.

India’s renowned Agri university, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University’s Director of Research and NABARD Chair, Shri K. S. Subramanian has bagged the Fertiliser Association of India Golden Jubilee Award. The award is acknowledging his outstanding contribution in the field of nano-fertilizers and its role in improved use efficiency while ensuring environmental safety.

The honor will carry a cash prize of ₹1 lakh and a Gold medal. Shri Subramanian is to receive the award next month.

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Shri K. S. Subramanian, the research and development  director, who interestingly is also the founder Head of the Department of Nano Science & Technology who worked on diverse area of design and fabrication of nano-agri inputs, nano-preservation of fruits, nano-sensors besides biosafety of nano-products.

Along the side helping ICAR in developing a research framework for nanotechnology, he also got research grants of more than ₹25 crore through International and National funding agencies.